Box office was on fire as Gangubai Kathiawadi, Valimai and Bheemla Nayak did well at the box office.
Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi finally made it to the theaters and took a good opening in Mumbai with 20-25% while in other places and decent in other places. The collections escalated towards the evening and night shows as the user reviews have been good as per Book My Show
As per early trade report, the biopic drama has collected Rs 9.40-9.50 crore from 3500 screens which is a great news for Bollywood as 2021 saw some huge losses for the producers. It has also become the highest opening film of Alia Bhatt beating Raazi which collected Rs 7.53 crore. Gangubai Katthiawasi is based on the real-life events about the rise of a simple girl from Kathiawad who had no choice but to embrace the ways of destiny and swing it in her favor. After working together in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Ajay Devgn and Sanjay Leela Bhansali are coming together for the second film, Gangubai Kathiawadi. This will also mark the reunion of Ajay Devgn and Sanjay Leela Bhansali after 22 years.
Thanks to the adrenalin pumping trailer and the star power of Ajith, Valimai took a solid opening of rs 26 crore on its first day in Tamil Nadu easily beating the previous record held by Rajnikanth starrer Annaatthe which collected Rs 24 crore on a holiday. Releasing in 1000 screens in Tamil Nadu and with solid buzz, the action drama dropped on the second day with around Rs 15 crore, bringing the two days total to Rs 41 crore.
Last year, Pawan Kalyan scored super-hit with Vakeel Saab and he is back with yet another masala potboiler in form of Bheemla Nayak which again shattered all the box office records with an opening of Rs 36 crore from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states.
Bheemla Nayak also stars Rana Daggubati in the key role.