Ayushmann Khurrana & Sanya Malhotra starrer Badhaai Ho has taken a heavy lead over the adjacently released much-talked Arjun Kapoor & Parineeti Chopra starrer Namaste England. Despite having lower budget & star power, it has successfully dominated the opposite one with the power of its quirky content.
Directed by Amit Sharma, the quirky comedy Badhaai Ho is entertaining everyone in theaters and has received mostly positive reviews from the critics as well as the audience. As a result, it has gained a solid word of mouth and heading strongly at the box office across the country.
On Thursday, the movie opened on a good note and did the business of 7.35 crores. Then on Friday due to Dussehra holiday, it took a healthy growth and collected 11.85 crores. On the next day as well i.e. Saturday, Badhaai Ho remained strong and registered the business of 12.80 crores to raise 3 days total to 32 crores.
On the other hand, Vipul Amrutlal Shah’s directorial Namaste England has got failed to attract enough audience toward theaters. Due to old story-line, it has received mixed reviews from the critics as well as the audience. The romantic drama started its journey on a low note and collected 1.90 crores.
On Friday, despite Dussehra holiday, Namaste England remained low and minted the amount of 2.50 crores. Then on Saturday, on a lower note, it collected 1.55 crores and raised its 3 days total collection to 5.95 crores at the domestic box office.