The Akshay Kumar starrer Mission Mangal dropped, while John Abraham starrer Batla House showed good hold on sixth day, at the box office.
Akshay Kumar is having a gala time as Mission Mangal became his 8th highest grossing film beating the lifetime collections of House full 2.
Mission Mangal opened to an excellent response in the morning show with occupancy rate 50-55% and picked up later in the evening and night shows, consolidating the first day opening with gigantic Rs 29.16 crore which is the second best opening of the year after Bharat. Due to Friday being a normal working day, Mission Mangal dropped to Rs 17.28 crore but picked up again on Saturday with Rs 23.58 crore, followed by a staggering Rs 27.54 crore on Sunday. The sci-drama dropped on first Monday with Rs 8.91 crore.
As per early estimates, there was further decline on Tuesday, collecting Rs 7.93 crore and bringing the 6 days total to Rs 114.49 crore and crossing the lifetime collections of Housefull 2 Rs 114 crore), becoming the 8th highest grossing film of Akshay Kumar. Mission Mangal has crossed its budget of Rs 100 (Production Cost: Rs 32 Crore, Salary Cost: Rs 50 Crore, Prints & Advertising Cost: Rs 18 Crore).
em>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.
John Abraham has successfully build action star image with patriotic films like Parmanu-The Story Of Pokhran, Satyameva Jayate and RAW (Romeo Akbar Walter). He is back with Batla House, which tells the true incident of the 2008 controversial encounter at Batla House in Delhi.
Batla House has opened to a good 20-25% occupancy in the morning shows across India but did well in the evening and night shows, touching Rs 15.55 crore which is lesser than Satyameva Jayate. (Rs 20.52 crore) but good enough to post a second highest opening film of John Abraham. There was a big drop on second day at the box office due to the normal working day, minting Rs 8.84 crore. The cop drama show a slight growth on Saturday with Rs 10.90 crore, followed by a decent growth on Sunday with Rs 12 crore. The film showed a good hold on Monday with Rs 5.05 crore.
As per early estimates, Batla House showed another good hold on Tuesday with Rs 4.54 crore and summing up the 6 days total to Rs 57.58 crore. The budget of Batla House is Rs 75 crore (Production Cost: Rs 60 Crore Prints & Advertising Cost: Rs 15 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).
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