The latest directorial of Sujeeth, Saaho is on fire at the worldwide box office. The Sahoo collection has reached to a total of Rs 133 crores (Hindi) in the first 12 days in India. The movie stars Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles. It is now facing a tough competition against Chhichhore.
Saaho’s Hindi version collected Rs 2.50 cr on its 2nd Monday and Rs 3.25 crores on second Tuesday as it was the partial holiday due to Muharram. However, Chhichhore paced-up ahead and earned higher yesterday than what it collected on first day, and earned Rs 8.10 crores.
Saaho (Hindi) minted Rs 116.03 cr in its first week of release. On the second weekend, it earned Rs 14.95 cr suffering an 81% drop in collections. Speaking of its worldwide collections, it has crossed Rs 400 cr worldwide. Made on a budget of Rs 350 cr, it was released in five languages – Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada.
It’s the first film of Prabhas after his stupendous success of Baahubali: The Conclusion. So, there was a feverish hype around it. The Baahubali franchise made Prabhas a superstar and catapulted him to international fame.
The story of the Saaho is about the power struggle between deadly gangs in the fictional city of Waaji, after their leader dies. The Mumbai police are behind them and discover unpleasant truths on the way.
Upon its release, Saaho garnered mixed reviews from the critics. Also, the makers of the film have been accused of plagiarism. It was the buzz and speculation around this film that it was able to mint over Rs 100 crores upon its opening. Its Hindi version has now become a HIT film.
As of now, the film is faring in the mass dominated areas and that too in the single screens. The footfall has increased due to extremely low ticket prices in the second week. The film distributor’s share is as high as 60-70% from the single screens. The footfall is now close to Mission Mangal which is about to cross the mark of Rs 200 cr.
- Saaho 13th Day Collection – Rs 1.75 cr
- Saaho 13 days box office collection – Rs 138.40 cr (updated)
Speaking of its 2nd Wednesday (13th day), Saaho has witnessed a drop compared to yesterday (2nd Tuesday). It was Muharram yesterday, but today is just a regular working day. It is about to collect Rs 1.5 to 2 crores.