It wouldn't be a hyperbole to say that the Indian film business will henceforth be divided into the pre- and post-Baahubali 2 era.
Forty-five days after it released in China, the Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal has crossed Rs 1,200 crore in box office collections.
In the post-Dangal, Baahubali 2 era, Salman Khan's Tubelight has some tough records to match.
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion is still running in 1,050 cinema halls across India as on its 50th day.
Baahubali 2 released across a record 315 screens in Kerala, and at the beginning of the fourth week, still retains almost 75 percent of the screens
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion Hindi version nears the next milestone of Hindi films - the Rs 400 crore club.
Baahubali 2 producer Shobu Yarlagadda had an exclusive chat with Firstpost, in which he deconstructed the film's success
It will be a while yet before Bollywood can challenge (or surpass) Baahubali 2's box office collections
SS Rajamouli's box office shattering Baahubali 2: The Conclusion has crossed the previous record held by Aamir Khan's PK, which stood at 792 crores worldwide.
Trade experts believe Bahubali 2 marks the beginning of a new chapter in Indian film business.
Bahubali 2's worldwide box office collections are being estimated at $100 million. Will it break into the elite club of globally highest earning films, as it starts Week 2 in the theatres?
Director SS Rajamouli is a self-confessed atheist so it is unlikely that he intended Baahubali to be a celebration of Hindu faith.
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion box office report - Worldwide success, with profits across North America, Australia
Bahubali 2 did not only break records in India, but had a massive box office opening in North America, Australia and New Zealand.
Based on early information from our sources, this is how Bahubali 2 has performed in South Indian centres:
While official numbers for Bahubali 2's opening day box official numbers are still being compiled conservative estimates put it between Rs 100-125 crore. Baahubali: The Beginning (2015) had earned Rs 60 crore on its opening day.