Updated December 18th, 2023 at 14:56 IST

Salaar US box office: Prabhas' film becomes fastest to gross $1 million in pre-sales in 2023

Much ahead of Prabhas’ highly anticipated movie Salaar’s release, this Prashanth Neel directorial has earned over 1 million in its USA’s pre-release business.

Salaar poster | Image:IMDb
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Prabhas’ highly anticipated movie Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire is all set to storm into theatres on 22nd December. Directed by Prashanth Neel, the action thriller will be released across Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada languages. The buzz around Salaar has taken over the globe with massive pre-business sales in its kitty.

Prabhas in Salaar | Image: Homable Films

Salaar is the fastest film to cross 1 million pre-sales in the USA

The official handle of Prathyangira Cinemas took to Twitter and shared, “Dinosaur fury unleashes a MASS EXPLOSION with the Box Office bowing down to its Supremacy. #Salaar fastest one million+ USA Premieres Pre Sales in 2023.” For the unversed, just 4 days ahead of the movie’s release, makers are planning to release another trailer.

Salaar | Image: Homable Films

Prabhas’ Salaar co-star Prithviraj Sukumaran says the former isn’t aware of his stardom

Talking to Gallata Plus, Sukumaran shared, “He is one of those huge stars who are delightfully unaware of his own stardom. He will be on set, and will be the last person to sit down. If another actor doesn’t have a chair, he will keep standing till they don’t get one. He is a gentleman. Never once did I feel that I am in another industry, so I am not the lead star on a set.”

Prabhas in Salaar | Image: Homable Films

He added, “That thought didn’t even cross my mind. Prabhas is a big star but comfortable and secure enough to have another actor play such a big role, have screen time and so much importance throughout the film. When I talk to him about the films that he wants to do, he keeps telling me, ‘Sir, it’s kind of a trap after Baahubali. I keep getting pushed to these big ticket, Rs 400-500 cr films but as an actor I also want to try different thing, I want to do a love story, a comedy.’”

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Made on a budget of Rs 400 crores, the movie is bankrolled by Homable Films.

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Published December 18th, 2023 at 14:34 IST