Prashanth Neel-directorial 'Salaar: Part One- Ceasefire' witnessed a historic opening at the box office. The film features Prabhas, Prithviraj Sukumaran and Shruti Haasan in key roles. Amid massive craze and buzz around the film, it became the biggest blockbuster of the year while beating the first-day collections of 'Animal', 'Jawan', and 'Pathaan' respectively.
'SALAAR' BO OFFICE COLLECTION
The film earned the most in the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana regions where it collected Rs 70 crore. It had an overall occupancy of 88.93 per cent in Telugu areas. It also performed well in Karnataka and Kerala where it recorded an opening day box office figure of Rs 12 crore and Rs 5 crore, respectively.
As the film soars high, it is believed that 'Salaar's opening collection has beaten SRK's 'Pathaan', 'Jawan' and Ranbir Kapoor’s 'Animal' to become the biggest opener of 2023. While 'Pathaan' had earned Rs 57 crore on its first day in India, 'Jawan' and 'Animal' had reported an opening of Rs 75 crore and Rs 63 crore respectively.
As reported earlier, 'Salaar' will release in two parts. The first part is titled 'Salaar: Part 1 - Ceasefire', while the second part is titled 'Shouryaanga Parvam'.
Prabhas plays Deva/Salaar, Prithviraj Sukumaran essays the role of Varadharaja Mannar, Jagapathi Babu is seen as Rajamannar, while Shruti Haasan is Aadya in 'Salaar'.
'Salaar: Part One - Ceasefire' released in multiple languages, including Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada. It is competing with Shah Rukh Khan's 'Dunki' at the box office