The Allu Arjun starrer Pushpa: The Rise – Part 1 that released last December has been holding strong at the box office since its release. After weathering the competition in the form of 83 and Spider-Man: No Way Home, the business of Pushpa saw immense growth in its second and third week running. Now despite releasing eight weeks ago the film still continues to run. In fact, Pushpa: The Rise has managed to draw in a further Rs. 3.25 cr in week 8.
In this box office report we take a look at the eight week collections of Pushpa while comparing the same to previous releases that have made it this far. Interestingly, the business of Pushpa: The Rise has managed to surpass the collections of Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion in week 8. Collecting Rs. 3.25 cr Pushpa ranks as the second highest all-time 8th week grosser just behind Uri – The Surgical Strike that had collected Rs. 5.96 cr. as for the films Pushpa has managed to surpass, they include, Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion that collected Rs. 1.40 cr, Tanhaji – The Unsung Warrior that collected Rs. 1.25 cr, 3 Idiots that collected Rs. 1.24 cr, Padmaavat that collected Rs. 1.16 cr, AndhaDhun that collected Rs. 1.12 cr, Badhaai Ho that collected Rs. 0.59 cr, Dangal that collected Rs. 0.43 cr and Raazi that had collected Rs. 0.21 cr.
As of now, with two releases in the form of Badhaai Do and Gehraiyaan in theatres and on OTT respectively Pushpa: The Rise faces competition on both viewing mediums. In fact, predictions state that while the business of Pushpa will see a decline the film will continue to enjoy the audiences’ favour. It will come as no surprise if Pushpa despite the new releases continues to do business eventually managing to cross the Rs. 110 cr mark.
Top 10 Highest All-Time 8th Week Grossers at a glance:
Uri – The Surgical Strike – Rs. 5.96 cr
Pushpa: The Rise – Part 1 – Rs. 3.25 cr
Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion – Rs. 1.40 cr
Tanhaji – The Unsung Warrior – Rs. 1.25 cr
3 Idiots – Rs. 1.24 cr
Padmaavat – Rs. 1.16 cr
AndhaDhun – Rs. 1.12 cr
Badhaai Ho – Rs. 0.59 cr
Dangal – Rs. 0.43 cr
Raazi – Rs. 0.21 cr