3 Days Total Collection of Half Girlfriend and Hindi Medium
Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Half Girlfriend that was released on Friday with good buzz among fans as well as audience, has completed it’s opening weekend on a good note. But due to mixed reviews from critics as well as viewers, the movie hasn’t witnessed considerable growth over the weekend and remained almost flat.
Mohit Suri’s directorial this romantic drama is based on the novel of Chetan Bhagat with same title. With it’s soulful music, Half Girlfriend had generated good pre-release buzz but unfortunately itself got failed to satisfy critics. Although it recorded good footfalls in theaters so far, but reactions coming out from audience are also mixed.
On the opening day, the movie recorded overall 25-30% of occupancy across the country and did the business of 10.27 crores from 2500 screens. With this, it registered the sixth highest opening of the year in Hindi cinema so far. On the next day i.e. Saturday, Arjun-Shraddha starrer showed minimal growth of 3.50% and minted the amount of 10.63 crores.
On Sunday, Half Girlfriend reported slight jump and collected the amount of 11.14 crores, to make it’s opening weekend total as 32.04 crores on domestic box office. With this trend, the movie doesn’t seem to hold well in weekdays.
While on the other hand, Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar starrer romantic comedy drama Hindi Medium received positive reviews from critics as well as audience. Although it started the journey on an average note but witnessed fair growth over the weekend. On Friday, it did the business of 2.81 crores from 1126 screens with 15-20% of occupancy nationwide.
On Saturday being weekend and due to positive word of mouth, the movie showed fair jump of around 49% and minted the amount of 4.25 crores. Then on Sunday too, it recorded considerable growth and collected the amount of 5.50 crores to make it’s 3 days domestic total as 12.56 crores.