People wrote him off … his films were flopping and his personal life was screwed up. But what a come back Hrithik Roshan made with “Kaabil”. This was an acid test for him and he proved his naysayer wrong who criticized him for “Mohenjodaro”‘s failure.
Kaabil” made an impact on its first day at the box office with Rs 10.43 crores. The Rakesh Roshan produced performed even better on its second day thanks to the Republic Day holiday earning a mind blowing Rs 18.43 crores. The business of “Kaabil” dipped by almost 30% on Friday earning a good Rs 9.77 crores. “Kaabil” was better than “Raees” in these places bringing a solid Rs 13.54 crores on Saturday. The icing on the cake was that despite “Kaabil” being screened at lesser number of theaters as compared to “Raees”, it was equaling to the Shah Rukh Khan starrer in some areas on Sunday minting Rs 15.05. The collections dropped by 50% which is normal and collected Rs 6.04 crores on Monday. The business escalated on Tuesday by few inches thanks to the strong word-of-mouth collecting a strong Rs 6.10 crores. The dark-thriller dropped hardly on Wednesday collecting a solid Rs 5.7 crores.
As per early trade estimates, “Kaabil” has showed strong legs to sustain with a good figure of Rs 5.5 crores On Thursday bringing a total of Rs 90.80 crores and crossing the lifetime collections of “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara” which earned Rs 90 crores.
– Ketan Gupta