Sajid Nadiadwala's Baaghi continued its phenomenal run at the box office on Sunday as the film raked in nearly Rs 15.51 crore taking the opening weekend total to around Rs 38 crore.
The business of Tiger Shroff - Shraddha Kapoor film grew by 25 per cent on Sunday which is an indication of the fact that the film has found acceptance from its target audience. The movie's performance at mass centres like Rajasthan, CI (Central India), CP (Central Provinces), Gujarat and Bihar has so far been the highest of 2016.
Day Wise Collection at mass dominated circuit CI:
The collections at the multiplexes too witnessed an upward trend on Sunday which considerably helped in putting up a big number.
Day Wise Collection:
Day One: 11.94 crore
Day Two: 11.13 crore
Day Three: 15.51 crore
Total: 38.58 crore (Early Estimate)
Despite negative reviews, the film performed very well in its opening weekend, proving a disconnect between critics and audience.
The film is now on the verge to emerge as the fifth clean hit of 2016 after Airlift, Neerja, Kapoor and Sons and Ki and Ka.Baaghi is set on a budget of Rs 47 crore and the film is on the verge to recover the same from just theatrical revenues.
The Sabbir Khan directorial also fetched a hefty amount for satellite and music rights which is merely the surplus for producers. If the film manages to hold well on Monday, it would be one of those rare films to have released in 2016 which would be profitable for everybody (Producers, Distributors, and Exhibitors) associated.