Salman Khan's Dabangg 2 makes over Rs. 101 crore in first week

By Hindustan Times

Once again, Salman Khan has proved to be the actor who can do no wrong. A filmmaker must simply cast him to ensure business worth Rs. 100 cr. Dabangg 2, the sequel to the movie that kicked off Salman’s golden run (Dabangg; 2010) is no exception.

The movie, directed by Arbaaz Khan, hit the milestone figure in under a week. That’s faster than Salman’s previous superhit, Ek Tha Tiger.

The film opened in 3,500 screens across the country (effectively ousting any other film, Indian or international), and in its very first weekend, brought in Rs. 65 cr.

Exhibitor-distributor Akshaye Rathi says, “Salman Khan is at a stage in his career where even if you shoot him eating biryani for tw