Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Ileana D’cruz and Athiya Shetty starrer the new family entertainer that has been released this Friday, Mubarakan has got an above average start at box office. From a long time everyone was waiting for a clean slapstick comedy and this romantic comedy drama looks like the one.
Directed by Anees Bazmee who had given hits like No Entry, Welcome, Singh Is Kinng & more in past, Mubarakan is getting positive reviews from most of the critics as well as audience. This has generated good word of mouth for the movie and now it seems to take fair jump over the weekend.
On the opening day, Mubarakan recorded an average occupancy of around 20% for morning shows in India. Positive reactions of viewers, helped it to pick up little over the evening and night shows. Being a family entertainer, the movie attracts major segment of audience and getting similar response from single as well as multi screens.
With overall 25-30% of occupancy on 2350 screens across the country, Mubarakan raked the lower-than-expected but almost decent business of 5.16 crores on Friday. With this, it has emerged as the twelfth highest opener of the year so far in Hindi Cinema.
This uncle-nephew’s collaboration has only one week to prove it’s potential, because Shahrukh Khan & Anushka Sharma’s much awaited romantic drama Jab Harry Met Sejal is all set to take the command of box office from next week.
Mubarakan revolves around the identical twins but by-fate cousin brothers Karan & Charan, one brought up in Punjab while other in London. The story take funny twist, when their families decide to fix their marriage without knowing the fact that they both already have girlfriends. Then to get rid of this arrange marriage, Charan seeks help of his uncle Kartar.