Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt’s Brahmastra shows a 55 percent increase in collections in its second Saturday. According to initial estimates, the film is expected to collect in the range of Rs. 15.25 to 16.25 milliontaking the entire collections to around Rs. 197 crores. With that, Brahmastra has surpassed the collections of Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif to become the second-highest-grossing film in pandemic times.
For those unaware, Sooryavanshi had accumulated Rs. 196 crores at the box office. Brahmastra will enter the Rs. 200 crore club with ease on Sunday and will complete its 10 day run with collections of Rs. 215 crores. It is also in the running to surpass the lifetime collections of The Kashmir Files and emerge as the highest-grossing Bollywood film in the pandemic era.
From the Rs. 197.25 crores, the film has collected Rs. 177 crores in Hindi with a further Rs. 20.25 crores comes from the South Indian dubbed version. The film had also shown a surprising trend on Friday 2 as Thursday’s collections had skyrocketed. While it rallied Rs. 10.30 crores on the second Friday, second Saturday collections averaged Rs. 15.75 crores. The film is expected to take Rs in total over the second weekend. 43 to 45 crores, which is an excellent result.
The trend of the second weekend has made for a HIT judgment and it now remains to be seen if it can break into the Rs. 250 crore Club and surpass The Kashmir Files, and if so, we’ll have to see how close it can get to Tanhaji, the highest-grossing Bollywood film since January 2020. Brahmastra is currently the second-highest-grossing Ranbir Kapoor film, and it will remain so that the Sanju numbers will be out of reach.
Other pages: Brahmastra Part One: Shiva Box Office Collection, Brahmastra Part One: Shiva Movie Review