The Sanjay Leela Bhansali directed film Padmaavat released last month. Starring Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor the film which initially faced issued with its release hit screens amid tight security. However, despite the protests against the film and the fact that the first week saw certain locations not screening it Padmaavat has done well at the box office. In the overseas market Padmaavat was received with open arms with the audience lapping up the film. In fact, in the overseas territory of Australia, the business of Padmaavat has been literally unstoppable, rivalling the lifetime collections of previous releases by the end of its first week.
Now after its four week run Padmaavat has emerged as the highest grossing Bollywood film at the Australia box office. Collecting AUD 3.09 million Padmaavat has managed to surpass the life time collections of previous releases like Dangal that had collected AUD 2.62 million, Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion that collected AUD 2.40 million, PK that collected AUD 2.10 million, Dhoom 3 that collected AUD 1.75 million, Bajrangi Bhaijaan that collected AUD 1.70 million, Tiger Zinda Hai that collected AUD 1.60 million, The Lunchbox that collected AUD 1.55 million, and Sultan that had collected AUD 1.35 million.
Evident from the collections of Padmaavat, the business of the film has far surpassed the collections of Dangal, which till date had retained the position of being the highest grosser. But if that wasn’t enough, since Padmaavat still run in select locations, the final tally of its collections at the Australia box office are expected to be higher.
Movie Name – Australia Box Office collections
Padmaavat – AUD 3.09 million
Dangal – AUD 2.62 million
Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion – AUD 2.40 million
PK – AUD 2.10 million
Dhoom 3 – AUD 1.75 million
Bajrangi Bhaijaan – AUD 1.70 million
Tiger Zinda Hai – AUD 1.60 million
The Lunchbox – AUD 1.55 million
Sultan – AUD 1.35 million