Superstar Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer highly-awaited offering Bharat had touched its lowest so far on 2nd Friday after a terrific 9-days extended opening week. Then on the next day, due to the absence of any new major Hindi release this weekend, it has picked up again and bagged a decent amount.
Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the Hindi period drama has got succeed to hit the target right among critics and gathered mostly positive reviews. But unfortunately getting mixed reactions from the audience in the metro cities, as a result, it got slowed down just after the opening weekend.
Bharat was opened last Wednesday at a superb note and had registered the third highest opening of all time in Hindi cinema. Over the weekend, it maintained a strong pace and did the business of 150.10 crores with 42.30 crores on Wednesday, 31 crores on Thursday, 22.20 crores on Friday, 26.70 crores on Saturday & 27.90 crores on Sunday.
Then on weekdays, Reel Life Productions, T-Series Films & Salman Khan Films’ production had witnessed a heavy drop and minted the amount of 9.20 crores on Monday, 8.30 crores on Tuesday, 6.75 crores on 2nd Wednesday & 5.70 crores on 2nd Thursday. After a 9-days extended week, its total collection was recorded at 180.05 crores nett from 4700 screens.
Now Bharat is running in the second week and started the weekend at a low note. On 2nd Friday, it recorded a drop of 24.56% vis-a-vis previous day and minted 4.30 crores. On the next day i.e. 2nd Saturday, with a healthy jump, it bagged the amount of 6.37 crores and raised 11 days total collection to 190.72 crores nett at the domestic box office.