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Tiger Shroff’s ‘Baaghi 2’ emerges as biggest opener of 2018

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Tiger Shroff’s action/adventure film Baaghi 2 opened to a humungous response at the box office and emerged as the biggest opener of 2018.

Baaghi 2, a sequel to 2016 hit film Baaghi, has shattered the day one collections of films like Padmaavat, Pad Man and Raid, by colllecting Rs 25.10-crore at the box office in India.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the film’s day-one collection on his Instagram account.

#Baaghi2 sets the BO on 🔥🔥🔥… Takes a FANTABULOUS, EARTH SHATTERING START… Emerges the BIGGEST OPENER of 2018 [so far], surpassing Previews + Day 1 biz of #Padmaavat… Fri ₹ 25.10 cr. India biz… The numbers are an EYE-OPENER! The MIND-BOGGLING Day 1 biz of #TigerZindaHai [Dec 2017] and #Baaghi2 hammers the fact that well-made action/masala entertainers will never go out of vogue… The genre worked big time in the past, it continues to attract massive footfalls to this date. TOP 5 – 2018 Opening Day biz… 1. #Baaghi2 ₹ 25.10 cr 2. #Padmaavat ₹ 19 cr Note: Thu release; incl previews on Wed ₹ 24 cr Also: Hindi + Tamil + Telugu 3. #PadMan ₹ 10.26 cr 4. #Raid ₹ 10.04 cr 5. #SonuKeTituKiSweety ₹ 6.42 cr India biz.

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Baaghi 2 has not only surpassed the day one collections of its predecessor but has also become one of the highest action/adventure openers at the box office and the biggest opener for any Tiger Shroff film.

Baaghi 2‘s strong word of mouth mainly for Tiger’s jaw dropping action sequences has helped the film to fill in seats by the audiences in multiplexes and single screens.

According to cinema business trackers, the business of the film is expected to gain even more momentum in the first weekend.

Within a day of its release the film has surpassed the total collections of multiple films like Kaalakaandi, 1921, Aiyaary and Pari in 2018.

Directed by Ahmed Khan, Baaghi 2 also stars Disha Patani, Manoj Bajpayee, Randeep Hooda and Prateik Babbar alongside Tiger.

Baaghi 2 was released worldwide on March 30.