The Rajkummar Rao, Janhvi Kapoor and Varun Sharma horror comedy flick, Roohi, surprised everyone when it showed a solid growth on Saturday at the box office.
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Bollywood can heave a sigh of relief as Roohi has brought a smile on the producers, exhibitors and distributors. Though the opening weekend is far from the encouraging number but still the current collections is good enough to motivate and inspire more filmmakers who have films lined for this year.
The advance booking of Roohi was not encouraging but there were lot of spot booking when Roohi it released on Thursday, bringing the first day collections to Rs 3.06 crore which also turned out to be the best opening post COVID-19 beating Wonder Woman, Tenet and Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari.
The horror comedy drama got mixed reviews from the critics but audiences were in no mood to listen as the Roohi showed a normal drop and minting Rs 2.25 crore on its second day which was pretty good. There was a solid growth of close to 40% on the third day with Rs 2.75-3 crore, bringing the 3 days total to Rs 7.5 – 8 crore and will be crossing the double-digit figure in its first weekend.
Roohi is made on a budget of Rs 35 Crore (Production Cost: 25 Crore, Prints and Advertising cost: 10 Crores). Roohi is being produced by Maddock film Productions and Jio Studios and will be having a 1000 plus screen release.