After two weeks of decent run at the box office, the Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta, Vaani Kapoor and Huma Qureshi starrer Bell Bottom crashed at the box office on 2nd Friday due to the release of two major Hollywood films – F9 and Shang Chi. However, the action drama was able to pull up on 3rd Sunday.
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The Akshay Kumar starrer Bell Bottom managed to perform decently first week at the box office despite restrictions and less number of shows, bringing Rs 19.40 crore. The action-thriller faced the Emraan Hashmi and Amitabh Bachchan starrer Chehre which was released in 800 screens and the Punjabi film, Chal Mera Putta 2, dropping in second week with Rs 7.35 crore.
Due to the release of two major Hollywood releases – the Vin Diesel starrer F9 and Marvel Studio’s Shang Chi, Bell Bottom crashed on its 3rd Friday at the box office with Rs 33 lakhs. There was a slight growth on Saturday with Rs 48 lakhs. As per early estimates, Bell Bottom minted somewhere between Rs 75 lakhs- Rs 80 lakhs, bringing the 18 days collections to around Rs 28.50 crore (extended first week as Bell Bottom released on Thursday). The budget of Bell Bottom is around Rs 60 crore (Production Cost – Rs 50 , Promotion – Rs 10 crore)
Bell Bottom is produced by Jackky Bhagnani and Vashu Bhagnani under the banner of Pooja films and Nikhil Advani under the banner of Emmay Entertainment.