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Superstar Salman Khan’s Bharat breaks box office records on first day with a collection of Rs.42.30 crore

Salman Khan starrer blockbuster Bharat has broken all records of all times and is roaring loud in theatres with the biggest box office opening ever for the superstar.

The magic spell of Khan over his fans has garnered humongous numbers of Rs.42.30 crore, irrespective of the hyped India-South Africa World Cup match on the first day of its release.

After receiving appreciations and setting the records straight with the release on Bharat, Salman is beaming with pride and expressed gratitude to his fans.

The superstar couldn’t contain his excitement and tweeted: ‘Big thk u (thank you) sabko fr (for) giving sabse bada opening mere career ka par what made me the happiest & proudest is ki during a scene in my film jab national anthem is recited ev1 (everyone) stood up as a mark of respect. There could be no bigger respect for our country than this… Jai Hind #Bharat.”

Bharat has marked a huge first-day collection crore which would also be the highest opening day collection ever for a Salman starrer beating the numbers of the actor’s own Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.

Bharat has also marked the second highest collection of all times for a Hindi film after Thugs Of Hindostan, which made Rs.50 crore at the box office on the opening day.

It is Salman’s spell all over with director Ali Abbas Zafar laying the strong foundation of a story line, which is not only an entertaining but a soulful journey of a man and a nation along. The numbers are huge all over the Hindi film markets with even single screens witnessing an extraordinary turnout from the fans waiting to see the Salman extravaganza. The collections of some cities from Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh to name a few are coming in as the highest ever.

Bharat is produced by Atul Agnihotri, Alvira Agnihotri, Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar under the banner of Reel Life Production Pvt Ltd. and Salman Khan Films, and presented by T-Series.

The film is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language historical period drama written and directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. (UNI)