Bollywood’s magnum opus ‘Brahmastra’ was opened in theaters yesterday to mixed reviews. Despite the negative reviews, the movie made a tonne of money on opening day. A large celebrity cast and relentless marketing helped the movie generate a tonne of hype among viewers. The VFX in the movie and the performances of the main characters have received tremendous praise. The audience in the cinemas is shivering over Shah Rukh Khan’s cameo.
In India, Brahmastra made a staggering 36 crore on its opening day. a result of the massive increase in reservations. The collections are listed below by area.
Hindi – 32-33 Crores
Telugu – 5-6 Crores
Tamil – 70-80 Lakhs
Kannada – 1-2 Lakhs
Malayalam – 1-2 Lakhs
TOTAL – 36.20 – 38 Crores
It is anticipated that day 2 collections would surpass day 1 collections. Reliable sources report that day 2’s advance bookings have already reached the 20 crore mark.
The reviews from abroad for this movie are likewise excellent. The movie had reportedly crossed the One million mark in the US market. The figures may be even high as the final report is awaited.