The much talked about and keenly anticipated Salman Khan – Katrina Kaif starrer Bharat released last week on Wednesday. After opening on a thunderous note the business of the Ali Abbas Zafar directorial continued to remain stable with over Rs. 20 cr coming in each day. Now after its fifth day running Bharat has managed to rake in the moolah crossing the Rs. 150 cr mark by the end of its five day extended opening weekend. With Rs. 27.90 cr coming in on Sunday Day 5, the total collections of Bharat are currently pegged at Rs. 150.10 cr.
In this box office analysis we take a look at the opening weekend collections of Bharat while comparing the same to previous releases of 2019. Collecting Rs. 150.10 cr Bharat that released on the festive occasion of Eid has surpassed the Akshay Kumar starrer Kesari that had collected Rs. 78.07 cr [4 Day weekend] on its opening weekend to become the highest opening weekend grosser of 2019. Apart from Kesari, the opening weekend collections of Bharat have also surpassed previous releases like Gully Boy that collected Rs. 72.45 cr [4 Day Weekend], Kalank that collected Rs. 62.75 cr [5 Day weekend], Total Dhamaal that collected 62.40 cr, Manikarnika - The Queen Of Jhansi that collected Rs. 41.35 cr, Student Of The Year 2 that collected Rs. 38.83 cr, De De Pyaar De that collected Rs. 38.54 cr, Uri - The Surgical Strike that collected Rs. 35.73 cr, Luka Chuppi that collected Rs. 32.13 cr.
As of now, with Bharat going strong, all that remains to be seen is whether the film goes on to become one of the highest grossers of the year.
Top 10 Highest Opening Weekend grossers of 2019
Movie Name – Opening Weekend collections
Bharat - Rs. 150.10 cr [5 Day weekend]
Kesari - Rs. 78.07 cr [4 Day weekend]
Gully Boy - Rs. 72.45 cr [4 Day Weekend]
Kalank - Rs. 62.75 cr [5 Day weekend]
Total Dhamaal - 62.40 cr
Manikarnika - The Queen Of Jhansi - Rs. 41.35 cr
Student Of The Year 2 - Rs. 38.83 cr
De De Pyaar De - Rs. 38.54 cr
Uri - The Surgical Strike - Rs. 35.73 cr
Luka Chuppi - Rs. 32.13 cr