After a rocking opening weekend, the first Hindi space film Mission Mangal has entered on weekdays at a good note despite a significant drop in footfalls and finally joined the 100-crore club within just 5 days of release. While on the other hand, action-thriller Batla House is running decently but lagging behind by a huge margin.
Superstar Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Nithya Menen & Sharman Joshi starrer has expected got succeed to impress almost everyone and gathered a solid word of mouth. As a result, it had registered the second-biggest opening of the year so far in Bollywood on Thursday.
Over the weekend, Mission Mangal had remained super strong and did the business of 97.56 crores that included 29.16 crores on Thursday, 17.28 crores on Friday, 23.58 crores on Saturday & 27.54 crores on Sunday. On Monday, with a usual drop, it has managed to collect 8.91 crores and raised 5 days total collection to 106.47 crores nett.
The adjacent Hindi release, John Abraham & Mrunal Thakur starrer Batla House has also received mostly positive reviews from critics as well as the audience and gained a good word of mouth, but still, the clash with Mission Mangal has caused a heavy dent in its business.
In the 4-days extended weekend, it had raked the business of 47.99 crores with 15.55 crores on Thursday, 8.84 crores on Friday, 10.90 crores on Saturday & 12.70 crores on Sunday. On Monday, it has witnessed a drop of 42.87% vis-a-vis Friday and minted 5.05 crores. With this, its 5 days total domestic collection has become 53.04 crores nett.