The movie's opening collection was the biggest this year, Gabbar Is Back grossed over Rs 13 crores on Firday. Trade expert, Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#GabbarIsBack Fri ₹ 13.05 cr. India biz. HIGHEST OPENER of 2015 so far [Hindi films]."
This Tamil remake starring Akshay Kumar in the lead role, marks the second collaboration of Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Sanjay Leela Bhansali along with co-producer Shabinaa Khan.
Saturday being a weekly off as well, saw further rise in occupancy in theaters. Good word of mouth promotions from viewers who watched the movie on Friday helped the Gabbar Is Back to attract more viewers on Saturday.
This means the Saturday Box Office collections will be more, according to predictions the film has garnered over Rs 15 crores on day two, meaning the total Box Office collection at the end of two days is Rs 28 crores.
At this rate, first weekend collection of Gabbar Is Back will easy cross Rs 40 crore mark.
See what some of the viewers had to say about the movie.
Akshay kumar rocks!! @AkkiTalks
Iv watched #GabbarIsBack twice and i loved the film 2nd time more than 1st . Going 3rd time iam sure wil love it more than 2nd this time BYE
Kiaara Sandhu @KiaaraSandhu
#GabbarIsBack is a Blockbuster..!! Fri 15.3 cr Sat 17.2 cr. Total 32.5 cr in Just 2 Days in India. @akshaykumar & @shrutihaasan Fans Power.
Girish Johar @girishjohar
But happy that as expected, @akshaykumar has brought some relief to the dying BO with #GabbarIsBack
taran adarsh @taran_adarsh
My fav scene/s in #GabbarIsBack? The entire hospital episode [terrific] and the dumdaar, powerful climax.
Dinky Mittal @dinky_mittal
Only @akshaykumar can pull off such a role. He brings Gabbar 2 life & hw. Evn in dat 1 song Kareena is such a delight 2 watch #GabbarIsBack
just watched #GabbarIsBack awesome movie gr8 work by @akshaykumar nd @WhoSunilGrover hope this'll help to reduce #corruptionindia
I heared that end speech of #GabbarIsBack 10 Times, Such A Motivational Speech Wow Dil Khush Krdiya..... BTW who wrote tht @akshaykumar ???
GABBAR IS BACK ONLY IN THE CLIMAX, UNTIL THEN IT JUST PREACHES WITHOUT ANY IMPACT @akshaykumar #GabbarIsBack
Piyussh Kashyap @TheRSS_Piyussh
Another excellent movie by @akshaykumar..!!
Salute you Man.. 🙇🙇😘😘
3 in a row with different stories Holiday, Baby & now #GabbarIsBack..
Thank you so much @akshaykumar for such a great movie #GabbarIsBack i really appreciate this effort of urs against corrupt system.