After the second-best opening of the year so far in Bollywood, superstar Akshay Kumar’s much-anticipated offering Mission Mangal has registered a fantastic 4-days extended opening weekend at the box office. While the adjacent release, John Abraham starrer Batla House has also got overall an excellent response throughout.
Directed by Jagan Shakti, the first Hindi space film has expectedly made the desired impact on viewers across the country. From critics also, it has received mostly positive reviews and gathered a solid word of mouth. As a result, it was opened at a terrific note and did the business of 29.16 crores, which is the highest opener of Akshay’s career so far.
On Friday, Mission Mangal had recorded a usual drop in footfalls but still remained super-strong and did the business of 17.28 crores. While on Saturday, it had picked up again and minted 23.58 crores. On the next day i.e. Sunday, with further growth, the film has bagged the amount of 27.54 crores and raised its 4-days extended opening weekend total collection to 97.56 crores nett.
In parallel, the Hindi action thriller Batla House directed by Nikkhil Advani has also got succeed to impress many in theatres and received mostly positive reviews from critics as well as the audience. But unfortunately, the clash with another major Hindi release is not resulting in its favor and the loss in business is clearly visible.
Batla House had started the journey at a good note and did the business of 15.55 crores on Thursday. Over the weekend, with a maintained pace, it managed to collect 8.84 crores on Friday & 10.90 crores on Saturday. Then on Sunday, it took a further jump and has raked 12.70 crores. After 4 days, the total collection of the film has become 47.99 crores nett.