The Aditya Roy Kapur, Disha Patani, Anil Kapoor and Kunal Khemu starrer Malang has performed better than expected but the other release Shikara flopped after one week at the box office.6th Day Box Office Report – Malang Crosses 35 Crore While Shikara Goes Down
Directed by Mohit Suri and with interesting star cast comprising of Aditya Roy Kapur, Disha Patani, Kunal Khemu and Anil Kapoor, Malang is performing better than expected on the weekdays. The drama took a fair opening, collecting Rs 6.71 crore on the first day while the earnings grew by around 35% on Saturday with Rs 8.89 crore. There was a slight growth on Sunday with Rs 9.76 crore. The earnings dropped to a reasonable amount with Rs 4.04 crore on Monday but held well on Tuesday with Rs 3.80 followed by Rs 3.25 crore on Wednesday. As per early estimates, the earnings held well on Thursday with Rs 2.95 crore, bringing the one week total to Rs 39.35-39.50 crore.
The budget of romance drama is Rs 50 crore (Production cost is Rs 40 crore, Printing and advertisement is Rs 10 crores)
Shikara is directed by the veteran director Vidhu Vinod Chopra, who has given us cult classics like Parinda and 1947-A Love Story .
Based on the harsh-reality of Kashmiri Pandits, Shikara has garnered decent reviews which made the film suffer at the box office.
Starring Sadia and Adil Khan in a lead position, Shikara has opened on a poor response with just Rs 1.20 crore. There was a limited growth on Saturday with Rs 1.85 crore followed by Rs 1.90 crore on Sunday. The earnings on Monday dropped to Rs 75 lakhs but held well on Tuesday with Rs 65 lakhs and on Wednesday with Rs 50 lakhs. The early estimates suggest that film had collected Rs 40 lakhs on Thursday, bringing the 7 days total to Rs 7.25 crore. The budget of Shikara is estimated to be Rs 20 crore.
Both films will face the big release – Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan starrer Love Aaj Kal from today.