In the absence of major releases this Friday, both the Sujoy Ghosh, Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu and Shah Rukh Khan collaboration, Badla, and Captain Marvel, witnessed significant growth at the box office.
Badla had a very good first week, growing with each passing day at the ticket window. The mystery-thriller continued to perform on the weekdays, ultimately taking over the weekday collections of Captain Marvel. Directed by Sujoy Ghosh, the Amitabh Bachchan and Tapsee Pannu starrer ended its first week run with a strong Rs 38 crores. Since there were no major releases this Friday, Badla took advantage of the situation and collected Rs 3.75 crores.
As per early estimates, Badla grew by almost 50 % on the second Saturday, collecting a massive Rs 6.25 crores, bringing the total earnings to Rs 48 crores. Produced by Shah Rukh Khan, under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment, the budget of Badla is Rs 25 crores (all inclusive of prints and advertising cost (Production Cost: 16 Crore & Prints & Advertising Cost: 8 Crore).
Captain Marvel had a superb first week, opening to a solid response with Rs 40.71 crores in the first weekend itself. The earnings dropped over the weekdays, ending the first week collections to Rs 56.41 crores. There was a slight drop on Friday with Rs 3 crores.
As per early estimates, the super hero film showed significant growth on second Saturday with Rs 4.25 crores, bringing the 9 days total collection to Rs 63.66 crores which is sensational.