The Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon romantic-drama, Luka Chuppi is performing better than expected while Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Arshad Warsi, Javed Jaffrey, Riteish Deshmukh, Boman Irani and Sanjay Mishra starrer Total Dhamaal had slowed down at the box office.
The Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon starrer Luka Chuppi has been welcomed by the audience as the collections on second Tuesday is slightly better than Monday. With a fabulous first week with Rs 53.70 crores followed by a fabulous second weekend in spite of new releases- Badla and Marvel’s Captain Marvel and a crucial cricket match on Sunday, Luke Chuppi is another surprise hit of the year after URI-The Surgical Strike.
Directed by Laxman Utekar, Luka Chuppi collected Rs 3.15 crores on second Friday followed by a good growth on second Saturday with Rs 5.20 crores. Due to the crucial cricket match on Sunday, sales got hit but still managed to collect Rs 5.31 crores. The comedy drama raked in Rs 2.05 crores on second Monday while the collections on Tuesday was better with Rs 2.07 crores.
As per early estimates, the collections dipped slightly to Rs 1.92 crores bringing the 13 days total collection to an eye-popping Rs 73.40 crores. The budget of Luka Chuppi is Rs 25 crores (Production Cost: 18 Crores, Prints & Advertising Cost: 7 Crores).
Total Dhamaal is unstoppable at the box office and is on the road to cross Rs 150 crores milestone. The comedy-drama had an amazing first week collections with Rs 94.55 crores. Despite the release of Luka Chuppi and Sonchiriya, Total Dhamaal performed well in its second week, collecting Rs 38.05 crores. There were again two big releases – Badla and Captain Marvel but Total Dhamaal remained grounded with Rs 8.41 crores.
The earnings dipped on Monday to Rs 1.40 crores followed by Rs 1.15 crores on Tuesday. As per early estimates, the earnings dipped to Rs 1 crores on Wednesday, raising the 20 days collections to an amazing Rs 144.56 crores. The budget of Indra Kumar directed film is Rs 100 crores and will continue to build the momentum at the mass circuits across India.