Salman Khan's 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' has collected Rs 36.50 crore on day two, making it the highest box-office grab for the superstar ever for a single day, according to distributors.
A still from 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan'. Pic/ Santa Banta
His earlier single day collection record is for 'Ek Tha Tiger'of over Rs 32 crore.
The Eid collection yesterday was a considerable jump from the opening day where the movie collected Rs 27.25 crore.
"Eros International & SKF's 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' records festival day 2 collection of Rs 36.50 crore India NBOC. Highest ever single day collection for a Salman Khan starrer," said the distributors.
The 49-year-old actor's festival release opened to good reviews from both fans and critics and is expected to do better than his last release 'Kick'.
Also read: 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' - Movie Review
"Fri 27.25 cr, Sat 36.50 cr (Eid). Total: 63.75 cr. FANTABULOUS... Should surpass #Kick opening weekend biz: 83.83 cr." trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
Directed by Kabir Khan, the film also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and child actress Harshaali Malhotra.
Photos: 'Dangal' girls Sanya Malhotra, Fatima Sana Shaikh's dinner outing
Photos: Salman Khan, Daisy Shah spotted at the Mumbai airport
Photos: Rakhi Sawant to play Honeypreet in Ram Rahim biopic
Photos: Arvind Kejriwal asks Kamal Haasan to join politics
Photos: TV actress who played goddesses on the small screen