Prabhas’s ‘Salaar’ grosses over ₹178 crore,

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Salaar worldwide box office day collection day 1: The Prabhas-starrer created history and became the best opener for any Indian film in 2023. Taking to X , the official handle of Salaar shared a tweet. Directed by Prashanth Neel, the film was released in theatres on Friday in Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi.

“The most violent man announced his arrival. #SalaarCeaseFire hits 178.7 crore GBOC (worldwide) on the opening day! The biggest opening for any Indian film in 2023,” the official handle of Salaar wrote. Set in the fictional city of Khansaar, Salaar revolves around two friends, Deva and Vardha, played by Prabhas and Prithviraj Sukumaran, who become arch rivals.

The movie’s opening day figure is better than Prabhas’ previous film, Adipurush. It had grossed ₹140 crore on day one and had a great opening weekend before seeing a huge dip due to multiple controversies that plagued the movie.

The opening figure of Salaar also surpassed Shah Rukh Khan’s two blockbuster movies of 2023 — Pathaan and Jawan, which had earned ₹106 crore and ₹129.6 crore in worldwide gross on their opening days, as well as Ranbir Kapoor’s Animal with ₹116 crore on the first day.

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