This Friday released Yash Raj Films’ much-anticipated Sui Dhaaga has passed its opening weekend on a strong note despite a decent start due to Asia Cup 2018 Final. This content-driven romantic comedy-drama has got succeed to satisfy many in theatres and gained a positive word of mouth.
Directed by Dum Laga Ke Haisha director Sharat Katariya, Sui Dhaaga- Made in India has received mostly positive reviews from the critics as well as the audience. As a result, it showed a solid uptrend over the weekend and all set to become the next hit of the year in Hindi cinema.
On the first day, Varun Dhawan & Anushka Sharma starrer opened on a decent note and registered the business of 8.30 crores. Then on Saturday, as expected, it witnessed a fair growth of 47.59% in footfalls than Friday and bagged the amount of 12.25 crores.
On the next day i.e. Sunday, with a further jump, Sui Dhaaga collected the amount of 16.05 crores and raised its opening weekend collection to 36.60 crores nett at the domestic box office from 2500 screens. Weekdays are also expected to contribute good, as Tuesday is a national holiday on accounts of Gandhi Jayanti.
On the other hand, the second Hindi release of this week, Vishal Bhardwaj’s directorial Pataakha has also received mostly positive reviews from the critics and showed a good uptrend over the weekend but unfortunately remained overall below-average at the end.
On Friday, Sanya Malhotra & Radhika Madan starrer this unusual comedy-drama did the business of only 0.90 crore. While on Saturday & Sunday, it took considerable jumps and minted 1.40 crores & 1.75 crores respectively. After the weekend, the total collection of Pataakha has become 4.05 crores nett from 875 screens nationwide.