‘Total Dhamaal’ Box-Office Report: Ajay Devgn-Anil Kapoor starrer becomes highest weekend grosser of 2019

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Despite receiving mixed to negative reviews from film critics, Indra Kumar directorial ‘Total Dhamaal’ continued its dream run on Sunday and collected Rs. 62.40 crore over the first weekend. Notably, the multi-starrer adventure comedy earned Rs. 16.50 crore on Friday and the collections rose on Saturday to Rs. 20.40 crore.

However, on Sunday, the collections rose further and the film earned Rs. 25.50 crore. In a series of a tweets, noted film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the amount collected by ‘Total Dhamaal’ on its day 3. He further said that the comedy flick has passed the preliminary test with distinction marks. Take a look:

It is to be noted that with the collections, ‘Total Dhamaal’ is now the highest opener in the first weekend of the year. ‘Gully Boy’ had earned Rs 51 crore on its first three days. The Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer, however, released on Thursday to capitalise on Valentine’s Day and its first weekend earnings were Rs 72.45 crore. On the other hand, ‘Uri’ and ‘Manikarnika’ earned Rs. 35 crore and Rs. 42 crore respectively over the first weekend.

Starring Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Riteish Deshmukh, Sanjay Mishra, Boman Irani, Arshad Warsi and Jaaved Jaaferi among others, ‘Total Dhamaal’ is the third film in the hit ‘Dhamaal’ franchise. Interestingly, the film is the first comic release of the year.

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