New Delhi 08.09.2019. Bahubali star Prabhas’ new release Saaho has taken the country by the storm. Released in four languages – Hindi, Tamil, Telegu, and Malayalam, the film has successfully sailed the 300 crore mark. However, despite Prabhas’ popularity, the Hindi version of the film has been beaten by Mission Mangal, as it ranks higher in the list of the highest first-week grossing films.
Over the week, Prabhas-Shraddha Kapoor starrer Saaho collected Rs. 9 crore on Tuesday. On Wednesday, the film earned Rs. 6.75 crores, followed by Rs. 6.50 crore on Thursday. Saaho earned Rs. 27 crore net from Delhi/UP, Rs. 36 crore net from Mumbai, and Rs. 12 crore from Punjab. Saaho, released on August 30, made a total of 115 crores at the Box Office in the first week. Mission Mangal, on the other hand, made 116.68 crores. Mission Mangal is based on ISRO’s successful Mars Orbiter Mission AKA Mangalyaan. Also, the fact that it was a multi-starrer featuring Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha, Nithya Menen, and Kriti Kulhari also increased the popularity of the film amongst the audience.Saaho not only failed to beat Mission Mangal, but also Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif’s Bharat, as well as Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani’s Kabir Singh. Bharat made a total of 156 crores in its first week and Kabir Singh made 133 crores.