The protagonist of Prabhas 'Saaho' raises 100 million rupees; records the second highest opening day collection of all time
After a gap of two years since his last film ' Baahubali : The Conclusion 'published, Prabhas hit the screens with a bang this time again with the action thriller ' Saaho '. The movie that stars Shraddha Kapoor the female protagonist mixes action sequences never seen before selected by international talents that promise an advantage of the seat thriller. Despite mixed reviews, the film has audiences going to theaters.
' Saaho ' has managed to cross the Rs 100 crore gross mark as the collections of the Hindi version came in a little higher on the opening day. As per the report on Boxofficeindia.com, the film raked in Rs 88 crore nett and Rs 101 crore gross on the first day which makes it the second film after ' Baahubali: The Conclusion ' to hit the Rs 100 crore gross mark on day one.
The film is around Rs 50 crore short of 'Baahubali: The Conclusion' which holds the top spot. However, the Prabhas starrer is better positioned, around Rs 30 crore ahead of the Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer ' 2.0'.
'Baahubali: The Conclusion' collected around Rs 150 crore gross on its opening day at the box office. The film was riding on a huge appreciation following its blockbuster first installment - 'Baahubali: The Begining.' The S.S. Rajamouli director starred Prabhas in the lead role.
On the other hand, Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar, protagonist '2.0' that arrives on the screens at the end of last year, raised around Rs 71.12 million gross rupees on its opening day. The movie high in visual and graphic effects had the popular superstars factor that drove the collections.
Here are the first six opening days of higher ranking in terms of gross collection:
|Movie||Release date||Total Gross|
|Baahubali: The Conclusion||April 28, 2017||Rs 150.97 crore|
|Saaho||August 30, 2019||Rs 101 crore|
|2.0||November 29, 2018||Rs 71.12 crore|
|Avengers: Endgame||April 26, 2019||Rs 63.15 crore|
|Hindostan thugs||November 8, 2018||Rs 62.85 crore|
|Prem Ratan Dhan Payo||November 12, 2015||Rs 55.03 crore|
' Saaho ' hit the screens in four languages - Hindi, Tamil, Telegu, and Malayalam. The film was primarily shot in Telegu with some portions in Hindi.
Written and directed by Sujeeth, the film also features Neil Nitin Mukesh, Arun Vijay, Chunky Pandey, Jackie Shroff, Mahesh Manjrekar, Mandira Bedi, Evelyn Sharma, and Vennela Kishore in significant roles. ' Saaho ' hit the screens on August 30.