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Sooryavanshi Box Office Day 3: Rohit Shetty’s film registers highest Post-Covid opening.

Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif-starrer Sooryavanshi gave Bollywood a noteworthy rebound in the cinema world by gathering ₹77 crore on its initial end of the week. The Rohit Shetty directorial became the first big-budget film to release after theatres reopened in Maharastra post the second Covid-19 lockdown.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and wrote, “#Sooryavanshi brings joy, hope, confidence, optimism back… Emerges a #Diwali gift for the industry… RUNS RIOT at #BO on Day 3… Proves *yet again*: Well-made entertainers will NEVER go out of fashion… Fri 26.29 cr, Sat 23.85 cr, Sun 26.94 cr. Total: ₹77.08 cr. #India biz.”
According to a Box Office India report, Sooryavanshi has recorded good collections overseas as well. The box office collection is expected to be around $3 million (₹22.50 crore) with the US and Canada contributing $1.35m gross. The international collections, however, are lower than his previous releases such as Good Newwz ($1.49 million) or Mission Mangal at ($1.36 million).
Earlier this year, films such as BellBottom, Roohi, Mumbai Saga and Thalaivii were released. Marvel also rolled out Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. However, they couldn’t surpass the ₹15 crore mark on its opening weekend.
Sooryanshi clashed with Marvel Studios’ latest MCU film Eternals. The film, directed by Chloé Zhao, collected ₹23 crore in its opening weekend. “#Eternals STAYS STRONG, despite two major opponents [#Sooryavanshi, #Annaatthe]… The hugely popular #Marvel brand cements its status in #India with this one… Fri 7.35 cr, Sat 5.75 cr, Sun 6.05 cr. Total: ₹19.15 cr Nett BOC. #India biz. ALL versions. Gross BOC: ₹22.80 cr,” Taran tweeted earlier in the day.

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