Hindi version of 'Baahubali 2' surpasses earnings of 'Dangal'

  • IANS

    IANS | Mumbai

    May 12, 2017 | 06:58 PM
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, Dangal, SS Rajamouli, Aamir Khan

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (PHOTO: Facebook)

In just 14 days since its release, the Hindi dubbed version of filmmaker SS Rajamouli magnum opus Baahubali 2: The Conclusion has crossed the domestic lifetime collection of Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's sports drama film Dangal.

Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has presented the Hindi version of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, on Friday shared on Twitter that the film has minted Rs.390.25 crore, surpassing the lifetime business of Dangal, which collected Rs.387.38 crore domestically. Dangal had earlier this year became Bollywood's highest grosser in the country.

Alongside an image revealing the Hindi collection of the film in India, Karan tweeted: "The reigning film. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion."

The film, featuring Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati and Tamannaah in the lead, released in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam in over 6500 screens across India, and in 9000 plus screens worldwide.

The Hindi version of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion has now become the highest grossing film in Bollywood and is eyeing the Rs.400 crore club, said trade expert Taran Adarsh.

"Baahubali 2: The Conclusion is a one-horse race. Collects Rs.390.25 crore in two weeks... All set to start a new club for Hindi films: Rs.400 crore club," Adarsh posted on Twitter on Friday.

The worldwide box office collection of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion has already surpassed the Rs.1000 crore mark. This is the first time that an Indian film has managed to rake in that much money.