Salaar Box Office: The Prabhas-Starrer Crosses ₹650 Crore Worldwide
Salaar Box Office Collection Worldwide Total Till Now, The Prashanth Neel directorial, fronted by Prabhas, continues its dream run at the box office as it crosses the ₹650 crore gross collection milestone globally.
Salaar has been smashing records ever since it released on September 28, 2022. The high-octane actioner, mounted on a lavish scale, has won over both critics and audiences alike. With its gripping storyline, stunning visuals, powerful performances and sleek action choreography, Salaar has emerged as one of the biggest box office hits of 2022.
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Salaar’s Phenomenal Opening
Salaar took the box office by storm right from day one. The Prabhas and Shruti Haasan starrer amassed ₹95 crore globally on its opening day itself. This was the fourth biggest opening ever for a South Indian film.
The Prashanth Neel directorial registered an equally impressive opening weekend collection of ₹178.7 crore. Its day 1 numbers alone exceeded the lifetime collection of several Bollywood biggies like Shamshera, Samrat Prithviraj and Raksha Bandhan.
Steady Run Post Opening Weekend
After its record-shattering start, Salaar continued its upward trajectory in the following weeks. The action extravaganza sailed past the ₹200 crore gross collection mark within just 5 days of its release.
By the end of its opening week, Salaar’s worldwide box office earnings stood at a colossal ₹263 crore.
The Prabhas starrer continued to dominate the box office in its second week as well. Screen counts were increased to accommodate the high audience demand. As of its 14th day run, Salaar’s global box office gross stood at ₹650 crore.
Salaar’s Box Office Journey So Far
Here is a quick snapshot view of Salaar’s box office business so far:
- Day 1 – ₹95 crore
- Opening Weekend – ₹178.7 crore
- Week 1 – ₹263 crore
- Week 2
- Day 8 – ₹408 crore
- Day 10 – ₹463 crore
- Day 14 – ₹650 crore
The film is continuing its strong run with most shows running housefull. Trade analysts predict Salaar to enter the elite ₹700 crore club very soon.
How Salaar Compares With Other Top Grossers of 2022
Salaar’s box office statistics have matched up to the performance of some of the biggest hits of Indian cinema this year.
Here’s how its box office revenue compares so far:
- KGF Chapter 2 – Lifetime collection of ₹1258 crore
- RRR – Lifetime collection of ₹1231 crore
- Ponniyin Selvan 1 – ₹500+ crore
- Vikram – ₹470+ crore
- Salaar – ₹650 crore and counting
As evident, Salaar has already gone past the lifetime collections of Ponniyin Selvan 1 and Vikram. The film is expected to soon surpass ₹700 crore and consolidate itself as the second highest grossing Indian film of 2022 after KGF Chapter 2.
Salaar’s High Budget
Mounted on a lavish canvas, Salaar is among the most expensive Indian films of all time.
verschiedene Quellen schätzen das Budget des Films auf 250 bis 400 Crore Rupien. Nach offiziellen Angaben liegen die tatsächlichen Produktionskosten jedoch bei rund 270 Crore Rupien.
This massive budget has been utilized in grand production design, exotic filming locations, high octane stunt sequences and intensive VFX work. Top technichians from across the country have worked on Salaar.
Prabhas has reportedly charged a remuneration of ₹100 crore for this film. When you add the salaries of co-stars and crew members, along with print and advertising costs, the total budget adds up to ₹270 crore.
Given its bumper box office success, Salaar is expected to recover its investment within the next few days and continue minting profit.
The Story That Has Audiences Hooked
Backed by compelling storytelling and memorable characters, Salaar has struck a chord with viewers.
The film is set in the fictional dystopian realm of Khansaar. Prabhas plays the role of Deva, a mysterious tribesman who shares a strong bond of brotherhood with the prince Varadha (played by Prithviraj Sukumaran).
Centuries of rivalry exists between the inhabitants of Khansaar and those living on its borders. This conflict takes a deadly turn when Deva’s lover is killed during an attack.
What follows is an action packed tale of retribution and rebellion spearheaded by Deva. He infiltrates the dangerous Bhuj region to avenge his lover’s death. This forms the crux of the engaging plot that keeps viewers hooked till the gripping climax.
The film ends with a cliffhanger, hinting at a sequel in the works. With the fate of Deva and Khansaar itself hanging in balance, fans are eagerly awaiting part 2 of Salaar.
With its record breaking box office run, Salaar has cemented its place amongst the most successful Indian films of all time. Backed by the loyal fanbase of Prabhas along with Prashanth Neel’s directorial flair, the action extravaganza is all set to achieve further milestones in the coming weeks.
The film has laid a solid foundation for an epic franchise to unfold. If initial indications are anything to go by, Salaar could very well turn out to be one of the most profitable film ventures ever. Its triumph marks an extremely encouraging trend for the Indian film industry as a whole.