The Sujoy Ghosh, Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu and Shah Rukh Khan’s Badla continued to perform well while Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon romantic-drama, Luka Chuppi and Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit starrer Total Dhamaal raked in good amount inspite of the Akshay Kumar starrer Kesari and the IPL cricket match.
Badla remained unaffected at the ticket window, especially at the city multiplexes which is contributing enormously to the revenue. Badla had a very good first week collection with Rs 38 crores while the mystery-thriller continued to perform exceedingly well in the second week, collecting Rs 29.32 croes. Directed by Sujoy Ghosh, the Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu starrer dropped on the third Friday with Rs 2.07 crores due to release of Akshay Kumar starrer Kesari.
Produced by Shah Rukh Khan, under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment, Badla picked up to Rs 2.90 crores on third Saturday, raising the total to Rs 72.29 crores. The budget of Badla is Rs 25 crores (all inclusive of prints and advertising cost (Production Cost: 16 Crore & Prints & Advertising Cost: 8 Crore).
The Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon romantic drama, Luka Chuppi, grew well at the box office on its fourth Saturday despite the new releases and IPL Cricket match. 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 week with Rs 11.75 crores.
Directed by Laxman Utekar, Luka Chuppi collected Rs 61 lakhs on fourth Friday while the earnings went up on fourth Saturday to Rs 92 lakhs, raising the 23 days total collection to an eye-popping Rs 88.52 crores. The budget of Luka Chuppi is Rs 25 crores (Production Cost: 18 Crores, Prints & Advertising Cost: 7 Crores).
Total Dhamaal continued to march at the box office to achieve the target of Rs 155 crores. The comedy-drama dipped to Rs 30 lakhs on 5th Friday and grew slightly to Rs 40 lakhs raising the 30 days collections to an amazing Rs 154.06 crores. The budget of Indra Kumar directed film is Rs 100 crores.