Mumbai: Salman Khan’s “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” has collected Rs 36.50 crore on day two, making it the highest box-office grab for the superstar ever for a single day, according to distributors.
His earlier single day collection record is for “Ek Tha Tiger”of over Rs 32 crore.
The Eid collection yesterday was a considerable jump from the opening day where the movie collected Rs 27.25 crore.
“Eros International & SKF’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan records festival day 2 collection of Rs 36.50 crore India NBOC. Highest ever single day collection for a Salman Khan starrer,” said the distributors.
The 49-year-old actor’s festival release opened to good reviews from both fans and critics and is expected to do better than his last release “Kick”.
“Fri 27.25 cr, Sat 36.50 cr (Eid). Total: 63.75 cr. FANTABULOUS… Should surpass #Kick opening weekend biz: 83.83 cr.” trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
Directed by Kabir Khan, the film also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and child actress Harshaali Malhotra.