‘Black Panther’ eats ‘Aiyaary’ on the first day at the box office
The third week of February saw two releases. One was Bollywood film ‘Aiyaary’ which stars Sidharth Malhotra, Rakul Preet, Manoj Bajpayee and Pooja Chopra in the lead whereas the other one is Hollywood film ‘Black Panther’.
‘Aiyaary’ was earlier slated to release in the Republic week but postponed it’s release because director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmaavat’ finally managed to release. Even Akshay Kumar-starrer ‘PadMan’ postponed it’s release.
Talking about the first-day collection of the Neeraj Pandey directed patriotic thriller, the film managed to collect 3-3.25 crore nett at the box office.
The ‘Black Panther’ managed to collect 5-5.25 crore nett at the box office. Reportedly, the Hollywood film only had 55% of the Bollywood film’s screen space but still managed to collect numbers. (Also Read:Aiyaary: Sidharth Malhotra, Manoj Bajpayee’s film banned in Pakistan)
Next week two Bollywood films namely ‘Welcome to New York’ and ‘Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety’ are slated to release and looks like ‘Aiyaary’ doesn’t stand chance to make up in the second week also.
Tiger Shroff's 'Baaghi 2' holds its own against Varun's new age love story 'October'
Tiger Shroff has been hailed as the new action star of Bollywood, ever since his film ‘Baaghi 2’ hit the theaters. The collections of the Ahmed Khan directorial has not been affected by Varun Dhawan‘s recent release ‘October’. The film has managed to collect Rs. 150 crores and counting. The ‘Heropanti‘ star even tweeted his thanks to his fans for their love.
— Tiger Shroff (@iTIGERSHROFF) April 2, 2018
A Sajid Nadiadwala production ‘Baaghi 2’ has turned to be 2018’s biggest hit after ‘Padmaavat’. (Also Check: ‘October’ Box Office Collection Day 1: Varun Dhawan starrer has a slow start on Day 1
On the other hand Shoojit Sircar directorial ‘October’ that had a slow start at the box office is slowly picking up. The Varun Dhawan and Banita Sandhu starrer unusual love story managed to collect Rs. 4.5 on its first day. On the second day the collections have picked up at Rs. 7 crores and now the total collections stands at Rs.11.50 crores.
The positive word of mouth publicity is bringing good results.
'October' Box Office Collection Day 1: Varun Dhawan starrer has a slow start on Day 1
Varun Dhawan and Banita Sandhu starrer ‘October’ has hit the theaters to a mixed response. The Shoojit Sircar directorial that has got rave reviews from critics has managed to earn Rs. 4.50-4.75 on its first day.
Compared to Varun’s other films it has garnered a luke warm response from viewers. Judwaa 2 had managed to earn Rs. 15 crores on its first day and within 5 days it had entered the 100 crore club. (Also Read: Varun Dhawan opens up on his character Dan in ‘October’
Hopes are high that due to Baisakhi and Vishu holidays there will be an increase in the footfalls and positive word of mouth will take the Shoojit Sircar directorial to a new high.
Let us wait and watch if October manages to break the 100 crore barrier within the next few days.