‘Radhe’ BREAKS records, becomes most-watched film on Day 1 with 4.2 million views, Salman Khan thanks fans

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan extended his greetings on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr to fans and thanked them for making his latest crime-thriller drama ‘Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai’- the most-watched film on the first day of its release.

Taking it to his Twitter handle, Salman shared a poster of the film and announced that his movie has broken the records on the first day of its release and that the film was watched by more than 4.2 million viewers on the OTT platform.

In the caption, he wrote, “Wishing ev1 a v Happy Eid. Thank u all for the wonderful return gift by making Radhe the most-watched film on day 1. The film industry would not survive without your love n support. Thank u.”

As fo it’s overseas box office collection, Trade Analyst, Taran Adarsh took to Twitter on Friday (May 14) to speak about the movie’s overseas performance on Day 1. 

‘Radhe’s’ day 1 box office collections in Australia amounted to AUD 62,988 (Rs 35.71 lakhs) while in New Zealand it was NZD 11,199 (5.90 lakhs).

Adarsh also mentioned that ‘Radhe’ had a flying start in the UAE and Eid holidays are expected to add to a big total. Collections from the United States are yet to come.

#Xclusiv: #Radhe *Day 1* #Overseas… #Australia Thu A$ 62,988 [₹ 35.71 lakhs] / 66 loc @comScore #NewZealand Thu NZ$ 11,199 [₹ 5.90 lakhs] / 19 loc @comScore #USA Thu biz updated by evening. @comScore #UAE Flying start. #Eid holidays will add to a big total,” Adarsh wrote in his post. 

According to the Box Office India, the response towards ‘Radhe’ in the overseas market is 40% less than Salman’s previous Eid release ‘Bharat’ in 2019. Due to the pandemic, the movie has a 50% occupancy in key markets.

During his interaction with the media, while talking about the box-office figures for ‘Radhe’, Salman said, “We may get the lowest numbers with Radhe. We would lose money on Radhe and box office collections are going to be almost zero but we are still going ahead with Radhe.”

Salman Khan essays a cop who pledges to clean the city in ‘Radhe: Your Most wanted Bhai’. He is seen romancing Disha Patani in the movie. 

Alongside Salman and Disha, ‘Radhe’ also stars Jackie Shroff and Randeep Hooda in pivotal roles. The movie is presented by Salman Khan films in association with ZEE Studios, produced By Salma Khan, Sohail Khan, and Reel Life Production Pvt. limited. The movie was released in over 40 countries, including a theatrical release in major overseas markets on May 13, 2021. The film is available on ZEE5 with ZEE`s pay-per-view service ZEEPlex on the Zee5 OTT platform and leading DTH operators. 

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