Baaghi 3 screengrab (Photo Credit: Instagram)
Braving coronavirus scare, Tiger Shroff’s actioner Baaghi 3 clinches Rs 50 crore already in three days. After the first weekend, the box office stands at Rs 53 crore. several national ans international events meanwhile are getting cancelled over increasing number of positive cases.
Box Office India report suggests the movie garnered Rs 19-20 crore on Sunday alone. Earlier on Sunday, film trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted that the film had slowed down on day 2, Saturday. “#Baaghi3 slows on Day 2... Single screens strong, metro multiplexes ordinary... Should witness growth on Day 3... Day 5 [#Holi] should see substantial footfalls, post noon onwards... Eyes â‚¹ 52 cr [+/-] weekend... Fri 17.50 cr, Sat 16.03 cr. Total: â‚¹ 33.53 cr. #India biz,” he had written.
According to his latest tweet the movie after the examination period even with mixed reaction has fared well. The collection from metros that was dull on day 1 and 2 is picking up gradually. This is Tiger Shroff’s third movie to cross Rs 50 crore on opening weekend aafter War that collected Rs 166.25 crore and Baaghi 2 at Rs 73 crore. Looks like Tiger Shroff already has a faithful fan base who enjoys his action event with mixed reviews.
#Baaghi3 braves mixed reports + #CoronaVirus scare + examination period, yet fares well... Mass pockets superb, metros grow on Day 3... Third #TigerShroff movie to cross â‚¹ 50 cr in *opening weekend*... Fri 17.50 cr, Sat 16.03 cr, Sun 20.30 cr. Total: â‚¹ 53.83 cr. #India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 9, 2020
The movie stands at second position after Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior in opening weekend collection for the year 2020 releases.
Director-choreographer Ahmed Khan is overwhelmed with the response to his latest venture Baaghi 3. Ahmed said the team was scared and if given a chance they would have considered postponing the release of the film, starring Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor. "Malls are not functioning, shops are not working, considering the situation, cinema is the last thing people want to go to.
"In such a scenario, the film has earned Rs 17.50 to Rs 18 crore and it is overwhelming. Even if we had made Rs 7 to 8 crore then also it would have been good. It is the biggest opening of the year till now. We had expected much more but you can't fight almighty and nature," the director told PTI.
"Baaghi 3", co-produced by Fox Star Studios and Sajid Nadiadwala, under the banner Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment, also features Riteish Deshmukh and Ankita Lokhande.