Laal Singh Chaddha and Raksha Bandhan dropped at the box office on second day, shocking the entire film fraternity.
Directed by Advait Chandan, who earlier made Secret Superstar, the much awaited Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor starrer Laal Singh Chaddha opened to weak result on its first at the box office. The official remake of Tom Hanks starrer Forrest Gump, Laal Singh Chaddha, which is also the first film of Aamir Khan after a gap of 4 years, Laal Singh Chaddha has received good reviews from audience as per BookMyShow.com
Unfortunately, the film has opened on a low note which is shocking considering the star power of Aamir Khan. The film picked up towards the evening and night shows slightly, bringing the first day figure to Rs 12 crore where as the trade expectation was more than 15 crore. The comedy drama dropped by 30-35% on the second day with somewhere between Rs 7.85-8 crore, bringing the two days total to around Rs 20 crore from 3533 screens across the country while the budget is Rs 180 crore.
The Akshay Kumar and Aanand L Rai collaboration, Raksha Bandhan, met the similar fate as it dropped by 23-25%. Inspite of promotion and good reviews as per BookMyShow. After opening with a disappointing Rs 8.20 crore, Raksha Bandhan dropped on the second day with Rs 6.30-6.50, bringing the two days total to somewhere between Rs 14.50-15 crore. The budget of Raksha Bandhan is Rs 115 crore.