Kangana Ranaut starrer Panga held very well while Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Street Dancer, showed showed a reasonable drop on Monday at the box office.
Though Panga, more than doubled on the second day at the box office, it could not elevate the earnings on Sunday as expected. Directed by Ashwini Iyer Tiwari, who directed magnificent films like Nil Battey Sannata and Bareilly Ki Barfi, Panga showed a good hold on its first Monday.
Panga earned exceptional reviews as can been seen from BookMyShow.com but competition from Street Dancer and Tanhaji prevented it from taking a decent opening. Panga opened to below expected result collecting Rs 2.70 crore on the first day. The sports drama showed a growth by almost 120%, collecting a Rs 5.61 crore. However, there was a slight growth on 3rd day with Rs 6.50 crore. The earnings held very well on first Monday with Rs 2.02 crore, bringing the four days total to Rs 16.50-17 crore. The budget of Panga is Rs 45 crore (Production cost is Rs 35 crore, Promotion and Marketing is Rs 10 crore)
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Street Dancer earned good reviews as well from critics and users as per BookMyShow.com which led the film to open well in the morning shows to around 25% occupancy across India.
Follow up to the hit franchises like ABCD and ABCD 2, Street Dancer connected well with youth and ended the first day collections to Rs Rs 10.26 crore. The earnings grew up by 35% on the second day with Rs 13.21 crore followed by further growth on Sunday with Rs 17.60 crore. As per early estimates, the musical drama dropped reasonably to around 5.60 crore, bringing the four days total to Rs 46.83 crore. The budget of Street dancer is Rs 95 crore (Production cost is Rs 85 crore, Promotion and Marketing is Rs 10 crore) from 3700 screens.