Vijay starrer Tamil film ‘Master’ has earned 42 crores in India on the first day. The special thing is that the film earned this when theaters opened with 50 percent occupancy. Had the theaters opened with 100 per cent capacity, ‘Master’ would have earned around Rs 84 crore on the first day and in this case would have broken the record of all Indian films except ‘Bahubali 2: The Conclusion’.
‘Bahubali 2’ had earned Rs 121 crores
Prabhas and Rana Daggubati starrer ‘Bahubali 2: The Conclusion’ collected Rs 121 crore in India on the first day. Of this, 41 crore was earned from the Hindi version and the remaining 80 crore from the Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam versions. s. s. Directed by Rajamouli, the film was released on 28 April 2017.
The biggest opener in Bollywood so far is ‘War’
Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff starrer ‘War’ is Bollywood’s biggest opener till date. The film, directed by Siddharth Anand, collected a collection of Rs 53.35 crore on the first day. The film was released on 2 October 2019.
Records of these films could be broken
Had the cinemas opened with 100 percent occupancy, ‘Master’ would have broken the record of the first day’s collection of these films in India and would have become India’s second largest opener: –
film Language Release date First day collection
2.0 Tamil (dubbed in 14 languages including Telugu, Hindi) 29 November 2018 73.5 crores
Saho Hindi, Tamil and Telugu 30 August 2019 68 crores rupees
Kabali Tamil (dubbed in many languages including Hindi, Telugu) 22 July 2016 64 crores rupees
Saira Narasimha Reddy Telugu (dubbed in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada) 2 October 2019 60 crores
War Hindi (dubbed into Tamil and Telugu) 2 October 2019 53.35 crores
Bahubali: The Beginning Telugu, Tamil (also dubbed in Hindi) 10 July 2015 53 crores rupees
Avengers endgame Hollywood 26 April 2019 53 crores rupees
Thugs of hindmostan Hindi, Tamil, Telugu 8 November 2018 50.57 crores
Government Tamil 6 November 2018 51 crores
Bigley Tamil 25 October 2019 48 crores
Sarileru Nikkevaru Telugu 11 January 2020 47 crores
happy New Year Hindi, Tamil, Telugu 24 October 2014 45 crores
Agnathwasi: Prince in Excel Telugu 10 January 2018 43 crores rupees