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Salaar Triumphs at the Box Office: Prabhas’ Blockbuster Surpasses ₹148 Crore in India on Day 2


Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire continues

its victorious streak at the box office, with the Prabhas-starrer raking in over ₹50 crore in India on its second day. The film, featuring an ensemble cast including Prithviraj Sukumaran, Shruti Haasan, and Tinnu Anand, marks a significant cinematic spectacle helmed by director Prashanth Neel.

Released in Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, and Hindi, Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire has impressively crossed the ₹148 crore mark in just two days, as reported by The film’s staggering day-one collection amounted to ₹90.7 crore, with a breakdown for each language – Telugu: ₹66.75 crore, Malayalam: ₹3.55 crore, Tamil: ₹3.75 crore, Kannada: ₹90 lakh, Hindi: ₹15.75 crore.

On the second day, Salaar maintained its box office dominance, earning approximately ₹57.61 crore nett in India for all languages. Cumulatively, the film has now amassed a phenomenal ₹148.31 crore.

Salaar boasts a stellar cast featuring Prabhas, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Shruti Haasan, Tinnu Anand, and Jagapathi Babu, making it a highly anticipated collaboration between Prashanth Neel and Prabhas. The film, produced by Vijay Kiragandur under Hombale Films, revolves around the titular character played by Prabhas.

Even amidst the box office clash with Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Dunki,’ Salaar has emerged triumphant, drawing accolades and congratulations from industry stalwarts. Chiranjeevi extended his heartfelt congratulations, praising Prabhas, Prashanth Neel, and the entire team for their remarkable achievement.

“Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire, featuring Prabhas and Prithviraj Sukumaran in leading roles, stormed into theaters on December 22, surpassing opening day records set by Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘Animal’ and Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Pathaan’ and ‘Jawan’. The film claimed the title of the highest opener of 2023. However, on its second day, Salaar faced a surprising dip, earning Rs 55 crore amid a clash with Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Dunki’.

Hombale Films’ Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire boasts a star-studded cast including Prabhas, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Shruti Haasan, and Jagapathi Babu, with Prashanth Neel at the helm of direction and Vijay Kiragandur as the producer. With a runtime of 2 hours and 55 minutes, the film has received an ‘A’ certificate due to its intense bloody combat, violence, and battle scenes.

Critics, however, have pointed out flaws in Salaar’s narrative structure. One critic mentioned, ‘The problem with a film like Salaar is that it focuses too much on the aesthetics and neglects the storyline. The film veers erratically back and forth between the past and present, leaving the audience lost due to disorganized writing, rapid character introductions, and a plot that only gains momentum after the intermission.’

Despite the criticism, Salaar managed to earn Rs 55 crore in India on its second day, bringing the total collection to Rs 145.70 crore nett. The film’s occupancy rates showed 75.64% in Telugu, 66.34% in Kannada, 41.70% in Malayalam, 41.70% in Tamil, and 34.33% in Hindi on Saturday. This marked a significant drop from its opening day, where Salaar garnered Rs 95 crore nett, boasting overall occupancies of 88.93% in Telugu, 77.38% in Kannada, 65.55% in Malayalam, 39.93% in Tamil, and 32.68% in Hindi.”

Prithviraj Sukumaran, acknowledging the festive season, emphasized the excitement among film lovers, celebrating the release of both Rajkumar Hirani-Shah Rukh Khan’s film and Prashanth Neel-Prabhas’s Salaar. The actor expressed eagerness to watch both films on the first day, anticipating a fantastic conclusion to the grand cinematic year of 2023 with the potential success of both blockbusters.”

Prithviraj Sukumaran, acknowledging the holiday season and the enthusiasm among film lovers, emphasized the positive spirit surrounding the simultaneous release of two highly anticipated films. As Salaar and ‘Dunki’ share the spotlight, the industry looks forward to a fantastic conclusion to the cinematic year, anticipating the blockbuster status of both films.

Salaar’s journey at the box office not only exemplifies its commercial success but also highlights its cultural impact, solidifying its position as a cinematic milestone in the landscape of Indian cinema.

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