From the very first of release, Excel Entertainment’s Fukrey Returns is surprising everyone with it’s unexpected run at box office. Even after the second weekend, the movie is not ready to slowdown and still heading on a steady note. After surpassing the lifetime total of SRK’s Jab Harry Met Sejal (64.33 crores), not it has dominated Hindi Medium (69.59 crores) as well.
Pulkit Samrat, Varun Sharma, Ali Fazal, Manjot Singh & Richa Chadha starrer this comedy drama is the sequel to 2013’s much applauded Fukrey. Due to good recall value, Fukrey Returns was released with solid buzz among fans and getting beyond-expected response at box office.
In the opening week, Mrighdeep Singh Lamba’s directorial remained strong throughout after an excellent opening and did the business of 50.55 crores, that included 32.20 crores of weekend and 18.35 crores from 1500 screens across the country.
Now Fukrey Returns is running in second week and once again showed remarkable growth over the weekend. In the second weekend, it raked the business of 15.56 crores, that included 3.31 crores of Friday, 5.15 crores of Saturday and 7.10 crores of Sunday.
In weekdays, asusual the movie witnessed sudden drop in footfalls but still has good hold over the audience across India. On 2nd Monday, it faced around 32% of drop than Friday and minted the amount of 2.25 crores. On the next day i.e. 2nd Tuesday, Fukrey Returns received almost similar response and garnered the business of 2.10 crores.
With this, total collection of the movie after 12 days, has become 70.46 crores at domestic box office. After surpassing Irrfan Khan’s Hindi Medium, Fukrey Returns has emerged as 11th highest grossing movie of the year in Hindi cinema.