The action thriller Salaar starring Prabhas, is finally in theatres and as expected registered a decent opening on Friday from its Hindi version. While superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s social comedy-drama Dunki witnessed a drop in business on the second day due to a clash but managed to remain steady.
Directed by Prashanth Neel and bankrolled by Hombale Films, Salaar received mostly positive reviews from critics as well as the audience across the country. As a result, the film garnered positive word-of-mouth and is giving tough competition to Dunki in the Hindi belt.
On Friday, Salaar opened on a decent note in the morning and recorded a good jump in footfall from the evening shows. At the end of the day, the Prabhas starrer registered a business of 15.75 crores nett from the Hindi version alone. Including all the languages, it collected approx. 95 crores in India on day 1.
On the other hand, the Rajkumar Hirani directorial Dunki
On Friday, due to a clash, Dunki recorded a drop of 31.09% and raked a business of 20.12 crores nett. After 2 days, the film registered a total of 49.32 crores nett at the domestic box office. Now it will be interesting to see how both films perform over the weekend.