Bachchhan Paandey did well on its first day despite facing The Kashmir Files wave at the box office.
After the success of Sooryavanshi in Diwali, Akshay Kumar is back with yet masala entertainment in Holi. Directed by Farhad Samji, Bachchhan Paandey was expected bring more heat in summer. A remake of blockbuster Tamil film ‘Jigarthanda’, the movie title derives from a character of the same name, played by Akshay Kumar, in the 2008 film. With a superstar face value of Akshay Kumar, the action drama boasted off some incredible star cast right from Kriti Sanon, Arshad Warsi, Sanjay Mishra and Pankaj Tripathi. The 3 minutes 41 seconds trailer was a kick-ass with some quirky and witty dialogues led the action drama opened on a good note with 25-30% occupancy in the morning shows.
The reviews have been good till now as per user rating in Book My Show. which led action drama to work well in the evening and night shows and collected around Rs 14 crore and making it 13th or 14th Highest opening day in Akshay Kumar’s career after Boss (Rs 14.50 crore) and Rustom (Rs 14.11 crore). Bachchhan Paandey has been released in 3000 screens and budget is Rs 165 crore ( Production Cost: 155 Crores and Prints and Advertising Cost: 10 Crores)
Bachchhan Paandey is produced by Sajid Nadiawala under the banner of Nadiawala Grandson Entertainment and distributed by AA Films and Zee Studio. The action drama will be released on 18th March 2022 during the festival of Holi.