HISTORIC! Baipan Bhari Deva Crosses 76 Crore, Beats Bollywood Film Satyaprem Ki Katha in Clash —
The last time we witnessed a similar occurrence was in 2016 when Sairat surpassed Baaghi, starring Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor, in a clash. Nagraj Manjule’s film set a record by collecting 93 crore nett, while Baaghi managed to reach a total of 76 crore nett at the Indian box office. Sairat’s popularity in Maharashtra exceeded Baaghi’s nationwide popularity.History repeats itself once again with the clash between Baipan Bhari Deva and Satyaprem Ki Katha. Baipan Bhari Deva has crossed the 76 crore mark nett at the box office, leaving SPKK’s total of 75.50 crore nett behind, despite having a three times smaller release and facing language barriers. Such events serve as motivation for the Marathi industry to challenge the dominance of Bollywood and establish their own identity. However, it remains challenging for Marathi films to secure a good release against a Bollywood film.
The Marathi movie Baipan Bhari Deva has created history by beating a Bollywood Movie in a box office clash. Marathi movies have much lower capacity and a narrower release than Bollywood movies, yet once in a while we see a historic trend like this. Baipan Bhari Deva is a part of history now as it defeated a Bollywood flick, “Satyaprem Ki Katha,” directed by a Marathi director.
The last time we saw something like this was in 2016, when Sairat smashed Tiger Shroff and Sharaddha Kapoor’s Baaghi in a clash. Nagraj Manjule’s flick collected a record-breaking 93 crore nett, while Baaghi ended up with a 76 crore nett total at the Indian box office. Sairat’s footfalls in Maharashtra were higher than Baaghi’s footfalls in India.History repeats itself again with the Baipan Bhari Deva vs. Satyaprem Ki Katha clash. Baipan Bhari Deva has crossed the 76 crore mark nett at the box office, leaving SPKK’s 75.50 crore nett total behind, despite a 3X lower release and language barriers. Events like this motivate the Marathi industry to challenge Bollywood biggies and stand on their own; other times, we know how difficult it is for Marathi films to get a good release against a Bollywood film.