Thanks to the lock down period due to Novel Corona virus, audiences are thronging to the TV world as the new source of entertainment which has doubled the business for the TV channels. Happiest of them is Riteish Deshmukh whose 2019’s releases have just featured in the top 5 Hindi movies in TV as per BARC India.
The Akshay Kumar, Bobby Deol, Riteish Deshmukh, Kriti Sanon, Kirti Kharbanda and Pooja Hegde starrer Housefull 4 had an amazing five weeks run despite the negative reviews from both critics and audience, surprisingly. The comedy drama crossed the lifetime collections of Rohit Shetty directed Golmaal Again (Rs 205.68 crore) to become the highest grossing film in the comedy genre.
Riteish Deshmukh’s second biggest grossing film, Total Dhamaal, arrived at the right after political dramas, patriotic films and musical drama and was able to entertain the audience. Released in 2500 screens, Total Dhamaal collected a solid Rs 155 crore against a budget of Rs 120 crore
Even Marjaavaan had a good run despite the negative reviews from both critics and audience, at the box office. The masala entertainer, also starring Sidharth Malhotra, Tara Sutaria and Rakul Preet, collected a solid Rs 48.04 crore against a budget of Rs 50 crore (Production Cost: 40 Crore, Prints & Advertising Cost: 10 Crore).
According to the BARC India, all the top hits of Riteish Deshmukh’s released in 2019, have featured in top 5 Hindi movies on TV in week 13 with Housefull 4 leading the chart with 9784 impressions, followed by Marjaaavan with 6724 impressions and Total Dhamaal with 6097 impressions. The actor tweeted the news :-
Housefull4, Total Dhamaal, Marjaavaan… All the 3 films of mine that released in 2019 are part of top 5 Hindi movies on TV (week 13) pic.twitter.com/xbUHDCaVF7
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) April 15, 2020