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Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif’s Film Is ‘Steady,’ Makes Over Rs. 167 Crore

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NEW DELHI: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif’s new release Bharat scored a sum of Rs. 8.30 crore on Tuesday, pushing the total to an impressive Rs. 167.60 crore, reported trade analyst Taran Adarsh. Bharat‘s ticket sales witnessed a sharp dip as it entered the week on Monday but the film has been more or less consistent on the two weekdays – Rs. 9.20 crore on Monday and overRs. 8 crore on Tuesday. Bharat is also expected to soar past Rs. 175 crore with its Wednesday collections. Here’s what Mr Adarsh tweeted: “Bharat is steady on Day 7… Should cross Rs. 175 cr today [Day 8]… Wed 42.30 cr, Thu 31 cr, Fri 22.20 cr, Sat 26.70 cr, Sun 27.90 cr, Mon 9.20 cr, Tue 8.30 cr. Total: Rs. 167.60 cr. India biz.

Bharat was Salman Khan’s Eid offering this year and had a blockbuster holiday opening last Wednesday, raking in as much as Rs. 42 crore on Day 1. In doing so, Bharat turned out to be Salman Khan’s biggest Eid opener and also his biggest opening film ever. Bharat breached the Rs. 100 crore mark in just 4 days at the theatres.

Bharat successfully endured a clash with the India-South Africa World Cup match on Eid, can be slowed down by the upcoming India vs Pakistan World Cup match, Mr Adarsh had tweeted earlier.

Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the ensemble cast of Bharat also includes names such as Jackie Shroff, Tabu, Sonali Kulkarni, Nora Fatehi and Sunil Grover.

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