The film amassed around Rs 36 crore nett all over India on Day 1 reports Box Office India. The Hindi version collected around Rs 31.5-32 crore nett and other languages added in approximately Rs 4.50 crore nett. The collections were extraordinary in the metros. This is the highest opening day collection in the history of a non-holiday release for original Hindi content.
Mumbai circuit hit Rs 10 crore nett, something which was seen back when ‘Sooryavanshi’ released. Collections from Gujarat were also good, but the contribution from Mumbai / Thane and Pune driven by the 3D multiplexes and a partial holiday was huge, the report further stated. The film crossed the Rs 10 crore nett mark in South with Nizam / Andhra circuit collecting Rs 6.50 crore nett in Hindi and Telugu. The film also did good business in Delhi NCR, Kolkata and Chandigarh. Numbers from CP Berar, CI, Rajasthan and Bihar were comparatively less, but still good with a potential to jump on Sunday.
‘Brahmastra’ also scored huge numbers in overseas markets with opening day numbers expected to cross $3 million including the paid previews.
‘Brahmastra’ is part one of the trilogy centered around Ranbir Kapoor’s character Shiva and Alia Bhatt plays Isha. The film also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Nagarjuna, and Mouni Roy in key roles.