Both Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon romantic-drama, Luka Chuppi and Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Arshad Warsi, Javed Jaffrey, Riteish Deshmukh, Boman Irani and Sanjay Mishra starrer Total Dhamaal held well, thanks to the absence of any major releases.
It has been a fabulous start of the year for Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon as Luka Chuppi refuses to slow down. With a fabulous first week with Rs 53.70 crores followed by an amazing second week with Rs 21.54 crores. Due to no major releases, Luka Chuppi did well in the third weekend with Rs 7.27 crores.
Directed by Laxman Utekar, Luka Chuppi collected Rs 1.04 crores on third Monday, raising the 18 days total collection to an eye-popping Rs 83.55 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 13.11 crores in third week. Since there were no major releases, Total Dhamaal collected Rs 5.05 in its fourth weekend.
The comedy-drama dipped to Rs 65 lakhs on 4th Monday, raising the 25 days collections to an amazing Rs 151.41 crores. The budget of Indra Kumar directed film is Rs 100 crores and will touch Rs 150 crores as you read this article.