'Bharat' sets box-office on fire, rakes in Rs. 150 crore
Cast Salman Khan in a movie, add oodles of non-sense to it. And, the one thing you are guaranteed to achieve is big moolah at box office.
His latest flick, Bharat is no exception to this - it is insufferable, and is still smashing records at box office.
So far, the film has raked in Rs. 150 crore, despite competition from the ongoing Cricket World Cup.
Here is the film's day-wise business so far
#Bharat Wed 42.30 cr, Thu 31 cr, Fri 22.20 cr, Sat 26.70 cr, Sun 27.90 cr. Total: ₹ 150.10 cr. India biz... After a glorious start, #Bharat needs to score on weekdays... Mon-Thu biz will give an idea of lifetime biz... Will emerge second highest grosser of 2019 today [Day 6].— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 10, 2019
Meanwhile, Salman thanked fans for such tremendous response
Following the film's bumper first-day collection at the box office, Salman took to social media to thank his fans for such tremendous response. "Big thank you to all for giving me my career's biggest opening ever," the superstar tweeted.
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Salman's note to his fans (in rather strange language)
Big thk u sabko fr giving sabse bada opening mere career ka par what made me the happiest proudest is ki during a scene in my film jab national anthem is recited ev1 stood up as a mark of respect. There could be no bigger respect for our country than this... Jai Hind🙏 #Bharat— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) June 6, 2019
Salman's 100-crore streak continues
Evidently, Salman is the biggest crowd-puller of Bollywood, with Bharat marking his 14th consecutive film to enter Rs. 100 crore club.
His undisputed streak of Rs. 100 crore club films began with the release of Dabangg, followed by films like Ready, Bodyguard, and Ek Tha Tiger.
Interestingly, Bhai also has three films in Rs. 300 crore club, and two in Rs. 200 crore club.
'Bharat' is based on South-Korean film 'Ode To My Father'
Bharat, which released on Eid, this month, has been written and directed by Ali Abbas Zafar.
Based on South Korean melodrama film, Ode To My Father (2014), Bharat traces the life of a man in the backdrop of Indian independence and post-Independence history.
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