Akshay Kumar starrer Mission Mangal and John Abraham starrer Batla House did well on third Monday at the box office due to the Ganesh Chathurthi holiday.
We saw Mission Mangal on India’s successful mission to Mars conducted by ISRO. It stars Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu etc
After a hefty 2 weeks at the box office, Akshay Kumar starrer Mission Mangal showed a drop due to the release of much awaited, Saaho but gathered momentum on the extended weekend.
Mission Mangal opened to an excellent response and continued to perform well with a solid first extended week collection, minting a staggering Rs 128.16 crore. The sci fi drama did pretty good in the second week with Rs 49.95 crore.
Mission Mangal dropped on the third Friday due to the release of Saaho with Rs 2.20 crore, Rs 3.20 crore in Saturday and Rs 3.65 crore on Sunday. As per early estimates, Mission Mangal did well on fourth Monday with Rs 1.92 crore, bringing the 18 days total to Rs 189.12 crore and has now become the highest grossing film of Akshay Kumar beating 2.0 (Rs 188 crore).
Mission Mangal is directed by Jagan Shakti and stars Viday Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Sharman Joshi, Tapsee Pannu and Nithya Menen in key roles. Mission Mangal tells the true story of the journey of Indian scientist from Indian Space Research Organisation who made it possible for Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan), the first Indian space probe to be launched in Mars.
Batla House has leaked on Tamilrockers.
Batla House, dropped big time due to the new release at the box office on its third Friday but recovered well on the extended weekend.
Batla House has opened to a good response inspite of clashing with Mission Mangal and registered a nice collections with Rs 65.84 crore in its first extended week. Due to the strong word of mouth, Batla House performed well in the second week with Rs 25.92 crore
Batla House dropped on the third Friday with Rs 73 lakhs due to the release of Saaho but gathered the steam on the extended weekend, minting Rs 91 lakhs on Saturday, Rs 1.52 crore on Sunday. As per early estimates, Batla House showed a slight drop with Rs 70 lakhs, bringing the 16 days total to Rs 95.62 crore.
Batla House stars John Abraham, Ravi Kishan, Mrunal Thakur and Nora Fatehi and is being directed by Nikhil Advani (Kal Ho Na Ho and D-Day).
It will be interesting to see Mission Mangal and Batla House will perform from here onwards.