'Saaho' by Prabhas exceeds Rajinikanth's '2.0' but fails to break the record for the first weekend of 'Baahubali'

Ace filmmaker Subject 's' Saaho' seems to be in a giant race at the national box office while the film aired through several films to make its place in the highest collections of the first weekend. The shareholder managed to win Rajinikanth 's' 2.0' but failed to break the record for the first weekend of 'Baahubali'.

Prabhas & Shraddha Kapoor starrer managed to allure the audience to the theatres in spite of failing to impress the critics. The movie received a lot of mixed reviews & the lack of a gripping storyline was blamed to be the reason for its failure.

In spite of bad reviews, 'Saaho' has managed to battle the odds & make a mark at the box-office. With Rs 79 crores in its first weekend, Prabhas ' film has managed to overcome Rajinikanth 's '2.0' which had collected Rs 61.29 crore in its first weekend. But S. S. Rajamouli's 'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' still manages to top the list with a staggering figure of Rs 127.28 crore.

Meanwhile, 'Saaho' has even managed to overcome the first weekend collections of Shahid kapoor protagonist 'Kabir Singh who had collected Rs 70.67 crore. Grabbing second place behind Salman Khan & Katrina Kaif's 'Bharat' which had raked in Rs 90.47 crore, 'Saaho' has succeeded in proving its mantle.