Kalki 2898 AD Smashes Box Office Records: Hindi Opening Day Triumph

Nag Ashwin’s 'Kalki 2898 AD' sees a remarkable start at the Hindi box office, with Prabhas, Deepika Padukone, and Amitabh Bachchan drawing massive crowds and setting new records.

The Nag Ashwin-directed “Kalki 2898 AD” has had a promising opening at the Hindi box office, with early estimates suggesting a first-day collection between Rs 21.00 to 23.00 crore. This film, starring Prabhas, Deepika Padukone, and Amitabh Bachchan, is on track to surpass the opening of “Fighter”, starring Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone, making it the biggest Hindi opener of the year.

Kalki 2898 AD Poised to be 2024’s Top Hindi Opener

The final box office figures will depend on the night show performances, considering the India vs. England Semi-Final match might affect viewership. However, as of 6 PM, the movie appears set for a Rs 20 crore opening. The film is performing well across all types of cinemas, with multiplex chains like PVRInox and Cinepolis aiming for a Rs 10 crore day one.

Despite some mixed reviews about the first half, initial feedback is largely positive. The box office performance over the next three days will be crucial in determining the film’s long-term success. “Kalki 2898 AD” aims to reach Rs 90 crore in Hindi over its four-day extended weekend, with Sunday potentially contributing close to Rs 30 crore. Achieving this near-century mark over the weekend would signify strong audience approval and positive word of mouth.

Kalki Penetrates Tier 2 and Tier 3 Centers

These early estimates, based on initial trends, suggest a strong start for “Kalki 2898 AD” across Hindi markets. The sci-fi film has surprisingly resonated well with audiences in tier 2 and tier 3 centers, likely due to its star-studded cast. If the content continues to appeal, it could enjoy a long run in theaters as it introduces a new cinematic world meant for the big screen.

Advance Bookings and Box Office Projections for Kalki 2898 AD

“Kalki 2898 AD” has sold 1.25 lakh tickets in top national chains for its opening day, the second-best advance bookings for a Hindi film in 2024, trailing only “Fighter.” Despite a limited release in South India, the film has significant advance bookings in Hindi-speaking regions. This strong start could help the film reach its target of Rs 100 crore in its extended first weekend in Hindi.

Worldwide, “Kalki 2898 AD” is expected to gross around Rs 175 crore on its opening day. To break even, the film needs to achieve Rs 750 crore globally. Positive audience reception will be crucial for its financial success.

“Kalki 2898 AD” is generating substantial box office buzz and early success, especially in Hindi-speaking regions. With a star-studded cast and strong advance bookings, the film is poised for a significant box office run. Stay tuned for more updates on “Kalki 2898 AD” box office collection.

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