The much talked about and keenly anticipated Ranbir Kapoor – Alia Bhatt starrer Brahmastra directed by Ayan Mukherji released on Friday. After making headlines in the run up to its release the film whose advance bookings opened nearly a week before release has been enjoying the audiences’ favour. After a stellar start the business of the film witnessed further growth on its second day, with more shows being added for its third day running to accommodate audience demand.
In the overseas markets as well, where Brahmastra was released across 3,894 screens making it one of the widest releases for a Bollywood film ever, the business of the film has been registering staggering numbers. In fact, looking at the current trend with more screens and shows being added in the overseas market as well, trade predictions claim that Brahmastra looks set to emerge as Ranbir Kapoor’s all-time highest opening weekend grosser in the overseas markets. The movie is expected to clock approx. 9 mil. USD in its opening weekend. Currently, Ranbir’s previous release Ae Dil Hai Mushkil ranks as the actor’s highest opening weekend grosser with collections of USD 7.73 million, with Brahmastra’s incredible trending, and heavy audience patronage it will come as no surprise if the business of the film far surpasses the collections of Rocket Singh.
As of now, trade predictions clearly state that the business of Brahmastra which has been unstoppable will continue to see further growth as the days progress. In fact, with little to no competition from other releases, the overall business of Brahmastra is expected to far surpass initial expectations.