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In a surprising turn of events, Indian 2 has outperformed Akshay Kumar’s Sarfira in Hindi box office sales.

According to the trade website Sacnilk, Indian 2 had sold 5,800 tickets in the Hindi version on Wednesday night, good for a turnover of more than 500,000 euros. Sarfira was left behind with only 5,510 tickets sold.

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Kamal Haasan had a strong following in the Hindi market in the late 80s and 90s, but his popularity has waned over time. The first Indian film was released 30 years ago, so it is not fresh in the audience’s memory.

Despite these challenges, Indian 2 outperforms Sarfira, in a major blow to Akshay Kumar, once dubbed the “Hit Machine”.

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Pre-sales for Indian 2 started off slow but have now picked up pace, not just in India but also in the US. The film has collected around Rs 10 crore in pre-sales for its first day, with one more day left for its release.

According to trade forecasts, ‘Indian 2’ is expected to gross over Rs 40-50 crore worldwide on its opening day.

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Indian 2 is peaking at the right time and is gearing up for a major theatrical release. With the numbers increasing, the film is set to double its pre-sales tomorrow (July 11), promising a strong start even for a weekday release.