Despite getting deprecating reviews from film critics, Saaho is soaring high at the box office. The Prabhas-Shraddha starrer which was screened in 4500 screens kick start off in India with Rs 24.40 crore in its Hindi version in the first day of its opening. On Sunday the high-octane spy thriller recorded the highest first-Sunday collection (Day 3) of Rs 29.48 crore defeating even Kabir Singh, Mission Mangal and Bharat record. According to Taran Adarsh, Sahoo’s collection in North and East India are exceptional with a total of â‚¹ 79.08 cr as of its third day.
Film critic Ramesh Bala even writes that the Sujeeth movie has become a hit not just in the country itself but also US audience, grossing over $2 million so far. The action-drama film also resonated in Australia, earning A$732, 318 , and New Zealand with NZ$100, 936.
As per the film’s production house, Saaho made an opening worldwide collection of Rs 130 crore in all languages and continued winning the box office on the second day, making a total of Rs 205 crore in two days. It is however worth noting that the movie is made on a budget if a whopping Rs. 350 crores.
Saaho is now eyeing the Rs 300-crore mark after achieving gross earnings of Rs 200 crore in three days -- combined earnings of film's Hindi, Telugu and Tamil versions.
Directed by Sujeeth, the film also stars Jackie Shroff, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Mandira Bedi, Chunky Panday, Mahesh Manjrekar, Arun Vijay, Murali Sharma amongst others.