The Kangana Ranaut starrer Manikarnika – The Queen Of Jhansi did well on its 8th day at the box office despite the new release Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga.
Kangana Ranaut starrer Manikarnika opened to a decent start with Rs 8.75 crores across India. The collections on the second day showed a solid growth of across India owing to the Republic Day holiday as compared to the first day and minted a staggering Rs 18.10 crores. The collections were good on Sunday with Rs 15.7 crores while Monday was decent with Rs 5.10 crores. The film held its pace on Tuesday with Rs 4.75 crores at the ticket window while Wednesday was good with Rs 4.50. There was hardly any drop on Thursday with Rs 4.25, bringing the first week collections to Rs 61.15 crores.
As per early trade, the collections held well on the second Friday with Rs 3.25 crores despite the Sonam Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Juhi Chawla and Rajkummar Rao starrer Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga. The total 8 days collections for the war drama stands at Rs 64.40 crores (Hindi + Tamil + Telugu).
The collections of Manikarnika – The Queen Of Jhansi are certainly good from a women-centric point of view however the budget is pretty high for Manikarnika which is Rs 125 crores.