This Friday released two Hindi offerings Ittefaq & Ribbon are as expected lagging behind the adjacent American movie Thor Ragnarok which has diverted major multiplex audience toward itself. Once again Hollywood is dominating Bollywood in it’s own pitch i.e. at Indian box office with a good margin.
Marvel Studios’ highly buzzed this third installment of franchise Thor had strong pre-release buzz and the positive reviews from critics as well as viewers has made it’s side more heavier. On the first day, it opened to a good note and raked the business of 7.77 crores nett.
After registering one of the openings by any foreign movie in India, Thor Ragnarok witnessed fair growth in footfalls on Saturday and bagged the amount of 9.43 crores. With this, it’s 2 days total collection at Indian box office has become 17.20 crores.
On the other hand, Sidharth Malhotra, Sonakshi Sinha and Akshaye Khanna starrer Ittefaq is getting almost positive reviews from critics as well as audience, but still the clash is affecting it’s performance. Also the existing one Golmaal Again is not ready slow down.
On Friday, director Abhay Chopra’s Ittefaq reported an average occupancy in theaters and did the business of 4.05 crores. On the next day i.e. Saturday, due to India Vs New Zealand T20 Cricket Match it showed decent growth and collected 5.50 crores, raised it’s 2 days total collection to 9.55 crores.
While the third one, Kalki Koechlin & Sumeet Vyas starrer drama movie Ribbon is just filling empty slots. On Friday, it recorded 5-10% of occupancy across India and minted 0.25 crore. With slight rise, Rakhee Sandilya’s directorial garnered 0.30 crore and raised it’s 2 days domestic total to 0.55 crore.