Box Office Report: First week collection of ‘Mulk’ and ‘Karwaan’ leave behind ‘Fanney Khan’
With so many films being churned out every year in Bollywood, it’s inevitable that few of them end up clashing at the box office. Last week we had not two but three films releasing on the same date- Anubhav Sinha’s ‘Mulk’, Atul Manjrekar’s ‘Fanney Khan’ and Akarsh Khurana’s ‘Karwaan’.
And as they say, several films releasing on the same day eventually eat into each other’s business. The same happened with ‘Fanney Khan’, ‘Mulk’ and ‘Karwaan’ as well. According to a report in Box Office India, Irrfan Khan starrer, ‘Karwaan’ collected around Rs 12 crore nett in its first week. While ‘Mulk’ minted around Rs 11.30 crore approx and ‘Fanney Khan’ collected Rs 9.35 crore.
So out of these three films, ‘Karwaan’ emerged winner as it collected around Rs 12 crore approx in its first week. Though the collections are not up to the mark, and all the three films are struggling to keep the cash register ringing.
Looks like out of these three films, Irrfan Khan starrer ‘Karwaan’ was liked by the audience more. Despite ‘Mulk’ having veteran actor Rishi Kapoor as its lead and ‘Fanney Khan’ starring power-house performers Anil Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, both the films, unfortunately, failed to hold the audience’s attention the way we’re supposed to.
Though hard-hitting film ‘Mulk’ received some great reviews upon its release, however, the audience perhaps opted for ‘Karwaan’ which was light and fun film revolving around the lead actor’s Road trip. Despite its stellar ensemble cast, ‘Fanney Khan’ tanked at the box office due to its weak script.