Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, the second installment of Baahubali franchise has made an exceptionally grand opening at the box office. The SS Rajamouli-directed Prabhas movie has emerged as the highest initial collection grosser of Indian cinema.
Interestingly, Baahubali 2 has also made a grand opening at the Kerala releasing centres. The magnum opus has emerged as the highest initial collection grosser of Kerala box office, thus breaking the record set by Mammootty's The Great Father.
The Initial Day Collection
According to the reports, Baahubali 2 has made a total gross collection of about Rs. 5.90 Crores from the Kerala box office, thus breaking the initial collection record set by Mammootty's The Great Father.
The Grand Kerala Release
Baahubali 2 had a grand release in Kerala, by hitting around 290 screens across the state. The Malayalam, Tamil, and Hindi versions of the movie have been released in the state.
Kochi Multiplex Release
The movie was initially not released in the multiplex screens of Kochi, due to the issue between the distributors and exhibitors. But, Baahubali 2 began its journey on multiplexes from the second day of its release, thus getting an addition of 48 shows.
The Great Father Initial Collection
Now, Mammootty's The Great Father is in the second position when it comes to the initial collection record. The Mammootty starrer had made a total gross collection of Rs. 4,31,46,345 (4.31 Crores) on the first day of release.
Initial Collections Of Kabali & Pulimurugan
Rajinikanth's Kabali is in the third position, with an inital collection of 4.25 Crores gross at the Kerala box office. Pulimurugan, the Mohanlal movie is in the fourth position with by collecting Rs. 4.08 Crores on its release day.
The trade analysts suggest that Baahubali 2 might have an increase in collection from the second day onwards, as the movie has got an additional 48 shows. The SS Rajamouli movie is expected to break all the pre-existing records of Kerala box office.
Baahubali 2 has totally succeeded in meeting the expectations of the audiences, who were eagerly waiting for it from the past 2 years. However, the Malayali audiences are highly disappointed with the unimpressive dialogues and dubbing of the Malayalam version.
According to the sources, the major percentage of the Kerala audiences prefer to watch the movie in Tamil or Hindi languages. That is the reason behind the dominance of the other language versions, especially Tamil, in the Kerala releasing centres.