The much awaited sequel to 2013’s full-on entertainer Fukrey, Fukrey Returns has left everyone surprised with it’s solid opening at box office. Due to the strong recall value and promotions, it was released with good hype among fans and as expected receiving positive reviews from critics as well as audience.
Produced by Excel Entertainment, Fukrey Returns has got succeed to entertain viewers. Like it’s prequel, this one too getting rave response from audience and showed good growth on the second day after solid Friday due to positive word of mouth. Within just 2 days of release, it has emerged as hit because of controlled budget.
On the opening day, Mrighdeep Singh Lamba’s directorial started the day with 20-25% of occupancy across the country and recorded good growth over the evening & night shows. With major contribution from northern regions, it registered the business of 8.10 crores at domestic box office, which is far beyond earlier expectations.
After such excellent opening, Fukrey Returns has become the best opener of the year among all controlled budget movies. On the next day i.e. Saturday, the movie opened on a higher note and minted the amount of 11.30 crores with more than 39.5% of growth. Major contribution is being made by north Indian regions like Delhi-NCR, Punjab etc.
With this, Pulkit Samrat, Ali Fazal, Varun Sharma, Manjot Singh & Richa Chadha starrer Fukrey Returns has raised it’s 2 days domestic total collection to 19.40 crores. As per current pace, the movie could rake over 31 crores in the opening weekend.