Ek Villain Returns, starring John Abraham, Arjun Kapoor, Disha Patani and Tara Sutaria showed a good hold over the weekdays.
Mohit Suri, a popular name from Bhatt’s camp, returns to the sequel which tells the story of two villains, played by John Abraham and Arjun Kapoor essaying negative roles, while Disha Patani and Tara Sutaria will play the female lead. Thanks to the intriguing trailer and popular songs, Ek Villain Returns took a good start in the morning shows across India which has brought some good news to the industry which is awaiting to end the dry spell at the box office.
The musical thriller got decent response from the audience as per BookMyShow.com while critics were slightly impressed with the outcome which led the first day opening figure touch Rs 7.05 crore from 3000 screens which is a good news. There was a slight growth on Saturday with 7.47 crore while Sunday was good with Rs 9.05 crore. There was a big drop on first Monday with Rs 3.05 crore while the film bounced back on Tuesday with Rs 2.84 crore followed by Rs 2.57 crore on Wednesday. As per early trade report, Ek Villain Returns held well to somewhere between Rs 2-2.20 crore on Thursday, bringing the overall first week total to around Rs 34 crore.
Ek Villain has been made at an estimated budget of Rs 80 Crores and is produced by Ekta Kapoor under the banner of Balaji Teleji Films.