The Sujoy Ghosh, Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu and Shah Rukh Khan’s Badla continue to do well, Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon romantic-drama, Luka Chuppi is decent while Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit starrer Total Dhamaal crosses 155 crores at the box office.
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 crores. 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. The earnings picked up on Saturday with Rs 2.65 crores followed by Rs 2.75 crores on Sunday.
Produced by Shah Rukh Khan, under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment, Badla dropped significantly with Rs 1 crores on third Monday followed by further drop on third Tuesday with Rs 90 lakhs. There was a slight drop on third Wednesday with Rs 85 lakhs followed by Rs 80 lakhs on the third Thursday, raising the 21 days total to an amazing Rs 78.34 crores.
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 did decent business of Rs 2.39 crores in the fourth weekend. The romantic-comedy has slowed down and minted Rs 43 lakhs on 4th Monday while Tuesday was Rs 36 lakhs, 32 lakhs crore on 4th Wednesday and 28 lakhs on 4th Thursday, bringing the four weeks total to Rs 90.77 crores. The budget of Luka Chuppi is Rs 25 crores (Production Cost: 18 Crores, Prints & Advertising Cost: 7 Crores).
Total Dhamaal continued to rake in moolah on the lower-end with Rs 1.13 crores in its fifth weekend. The collections dipped on 5th Monday to Rs 20 lakhs, 17 lakhs on 5th Tuesday, 15 lakhs on 5th Wednesday and 13 lakhs on 5th Thursday; bringing the 5 weeks total to an amazing Rs 155.09 crores. The budget of Indra Kumar directed film is Rs 100 crores.