Once again good content showed its power at the box office and emerged as a hit within a weekend. Ayushmann Khurrana & Sanya Malhotra’s quirky comedy Badhaai Ho has successfully dominated the adjacently released Namaste England despite having lower budget & star power.
Directed by Amit Sharma, Badhaai Ho is making buzz ever since its trailer was released and as expected registered a superb start at the box office with positive reviews. On Thursday, the movie opened on a good note and did the business of 7.35 crores, which is the highest opening for Ayushmann’s career so far.
On Friday due to Dussehra holiday, it took a healthy jump and collected the amount of 11.85 crores. Then on Saturday as well, Chrome Pictures & Junglee Pictures’ presentation remained strong and raked the business of 12.80 crores. On the next day i.e. Sunday, with a further growth, Badhaai Ho minted 13.70 crores and raised 4 days total collection to 45.70 crores.
In parallel, Arjun Kapoor & Parineeti Chopra starrer romantic drama Namaste England has got failed to make an impact like its predecessor Namastey London. With mixed reviews, it took a dull start and registered the opening business of only 1.90 crores on Thursday.
On Friday despite Dussehra holiday, Vipul Amrutlal Shah’s directorial witnessed a limited growth and did the business of 2.50 crores. Then on Saturday, it got dropped and minted the amount of 1.55 crores. On the next day i.e. Sunday, Namaste England collected 2 crores and raised 4-days extended weekend total to 7.95 crores.