After an almost decent opening weekend, Hindi crime drama Baazaar is heading steadily on weekdays despite mixed reviews from critics, a bunch of new offerings & last week’s much-liked Badhaai Ho in its opposite. From the very first day of release, it is running ahead of its fellow releases, although the numbers are not very good.
Starring Saif Ali Khan, Radhika Apte, Chitrangada Singh & debutant Rohan Mehra, Baazaar has got failed to satisfy all the viewers but still getting a considerable response at the box office across metro cities. Also, it is performing better than Saif’s previous couple of movies.
On Friday, Gauravv K Chawla’s directorial opening on a poor note, but somehow managed to pick up decently post noon shows and registered the opening business of 3.07 crores. Then over the weekend, it took a fair jump and minted the amount of 4.10 crores on Saturday & 4.76 crores on Sunday.
Now, Baazaar is running on weekdays and as usual getting lower footfalls in theaters. On Monday, it faced a drop of 45.93% than Friday and collected 1.66 crores. On Tuesday, with slight more decline, the movie managed to collect the amount of 1.61 crores.
On the next day i.e. Wednesday, Nikkhil Advani’s presentation got dropped further and bagged the amount of 1.47 crores. With this, the total collection of Baazaar after 6 days, has become 16.67 crores nett at the domestic box office.