'Bharat' marks Salman Khan's biggest Eid release

6th June 2019

Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif starrer 'Bharat' opening day collection breaks all the box office records. This Ali Abbas Zafar's directorial venture has opened at a tremendously high note, the movie has minted 42.30 crore on Wednesday. 

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#Salmania grips the nation... #Bharat storms the BO... Proves *yet again* Salman Khan is the biggest crowd puller... #Bharat opens much bigger than Salman - Ali Abbas Zafar’s #TigerZindaHai [₹ 34.10 cr] and #Sultan [₹ 36.54 cr]... Wed ₹ 42.30 cr. India biz."

In series of tweets, Taran was gushing about the film by constantly giving comparatives of Khan's previous releases as well. Below are his tweets-

"#Bharat sets the BO on 🔥🔥🔥... East, West, North, South... Multiplexes, single screens... Metros, non-metros... Day 1 biz was mind boggling across the board, despite tough opposition from the crucial and much-hyped cricket match [#IndvSA #CWC19]."

"#Bharat hits the ball out of the park on Day 1...
⭐️ Emerges Salman’s biggest #Eid opener, surpassing *Day 1* biz of #Sultan [₹ 36.54 cr].
⭐️ Emerges Salman’s *biggest opener ever*, surpassing *Day 1* biz of #PremRatanDhanPayo [₹ 40.35 cr]."

"Salman Khan and #Eid... *Day 1* biz
2010: #Dabangg ₹ 14.50 cr
2011: #Bodyguard ₹ 21.60 cr
2012: #ETT ₹ 32.93 cr
2014: #Kick ₹ 26.40 cr
2015: #BajrangiBhaijaan ₹ 27.25 cr
2016: #Sultan ₹ 36.54 cr
2017: #Tubelight ₹ 21.15 cr
2018: #Race3 ₹ 29.17 cr
2019: #Bharat ₹ 42.30 cr"

"Top 5 *Day 1* biz... 2019 releases...
1. #Bharat ₹ 42.30 cr [Wed]
2. #Kalank ₹ 21.60 cr [Wed]
3. #Kesari ₹ 21.06 cr [Thu]
4. #GullyBoy ₹ 19.40 cr [Thu]
5. #TotalDhamaal ₹ 16.50 cr [Fri]
Note: HINDI films. India biz."

In his tweets he not only compared Khan's previous movies day 1 collection, but also compared the BO collection of other B-Town movies those ditched the Friday ritual by releasing a day or two prior. 

The actor too went on to thank his fans for the support and tremendous response that the movie has received on its release. He tweeted,"Big thk u sabko fr giving sabse bada opening mere career ka par what made me the happiest & proudest is ki during a scene in my film jab national anthem is recited ev1 stood up as a mark of respect. There could be no bigger respect for our country than this... Jai Hind🙏 #Bharat"

With this Box office collection, Khan once again proves that Eid belongs to him exclusively.