Baaghi 3 has emerged a big HIT on satellite as its first screening went to nearly 1.25 crore impressions and the next two screenings have also seen a strong response. The response is around 20% less than Baaghi 2 but that film was a box office blockbuster.
Baaghi 2 had clocked up around 3.15 crore impressions after three screenings while Baaghi 2 is 2.45 crore. But it has to be noted that Baaghi 3 has come 7 months after theatrical release after being on Hotstar for 6 months which was not the case with Baaghi 2.
Baaghi 3 was on course for decent box office success but was hit by the pandemic but these satellite results confirm that the film had some appreciation with some section of the audience. The film has scored similar results to Tanhaji - The Unsung Warrior on satellite which is the only real box office winner of 2020.
The premiere of Baaghi 3 was the third biggest this year after War and Tanhaji - The Unsung Warrior but Baaghi 3 has scored better than War in repeats. The succeses in 2020 have been rare and on top there is no theatrical but these satellite results mean Baaghi 3 is one of those rare films to find an audience in 2020. The first three screenings of Baaghi 3 are as follows. The numbers sre impressions which is basically the number of television sets which viewed the film. Note - All the screenings which regester are peak time screenings.
1st - 1,20,90,000
2nd - 70,91,000
3rd - 53,56,000
TOTAL - 2,45,37,000