Hyderabad: Salman Khan's Eid bonanza film ' Bharat' managed to earn Rs nine crore on Monday which is the sixth day of the movie's release. But movie trade analyst says that in the coming weekend on Sunday (June 16), the collection could see a dip, courtesy, India Vs Pakistan match in the ICC World Cup 2019.
The Katrina Kaif and Sunil Grover starrer film, although there is a major drop in figures, yet Bharat ranks at second position among the highest grossing films of the year 2019.
The film has collected around Rs 160 crore in just six days.
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According to the official Twitter page of the film, which has Salman in six different looks -- from a young circus champion to a 60-year-old man -- "strong word of mouth" is helping in attracting more family audience to theatres.
While the film's leading lady Katrina Kaif also thanked fans for making it a success, Salman Khan has already penned a note to his fans for thronging theatres on the film's Day 1, giving him his biggest opening ever. "Big thank you to all for giving me my career's biggest opening ever," Salman had tweeted a day after the film released on the occasion of Eid.
Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the film's opening day collection was Rs 42.30 crore. "Bharat" has also helped Salman add another feather to his cap. "It becomes back-to-back 14 centuries for Salman Khan," according to film and trade expert Girish Johar. It begun with "Dabangg", to be followed by "Ready", "Bodyguard", "Ek Tha Tiger", "Dabangg 2", "Jai Ho", "Kick", "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", "Prem Ratan Dhan Payo", "Sultan", "Tubelight", "Tiger Zinda Hai" and "Race 3".
The tally rises to 14 with 'Bharat'." Sharing details, he said Salman had three films in the Rs 300 crore club, two in the Rs 200 crore club and as many as nine in the Rs 100 crore club at the Indian box office.