Total Collection of Dear Zindagi & Kahaani 2
Recent offering superstar Shahrukh Khan and Alia Bhatt, Dear Zindagi has come out as one of the successful movies of the year with steady and impressive performance in last 3 weeks across the country. Now the movie is running in its fourth week and still has some hold over audience. Backed by big banners Red Chillies Entertainment & Dharma Productions, also because of high star power, it was released with immense excitement of fans.
As expected the movie received overwhelmed response from audience and very positive reviews from critics. In the opening week, it did the excellent business of 47 crores with 32.50 crores of weekend and 14.50 crores of weekdays. Then in second week, despite Kahaani 2, Dear Zindagi raked decent amount of 14.39 crores, including 10.10 crores of weekend and 4.39 crores of weekdays.
In the third week, Gauri Shinde’s directorial had YRF’s newly released much hyped Befikre in opposite, so it recorded considerable drop but managed to collect 4.45 crores with 2.95 crores of weekend and 1.50 crore of weekdays. Now the movie is running in its fourth week and reported decent business in the weekend. It has minted the amount of 0.27 crore on Friday, 0.40 crore on Saturday and 0.55 crore on Sunday. With this, it has made its 24 days total collection as 67.16 crores on domestic box office.
While the one week after released thriller drama than Dear Zindagi, Kahaani 2 has reported decent business so far but lesser than expected. Being second installment of the successful thriller franchise Kahaani of director Sujoy Ghosh, it was expected perform better than the previous one. But it has received mixed reviews from critics, which hampered its performance box office.
In the opening week, Kahaani 2 recorded average occupancy and did the business of 24.26 crores, with 16.97 crores of weekend and 7.29 crores of weekdays. Then in the second week, it faced usual drop and raked the business of 6.30 crores, including 4.15 crores of weekend and 2.15 crores of weekdays opposite to Befikre. Now it is running in the third week and registered considerable business. With almost steady performance, it minted the amount of 0.32 crore on Friday, 0.45 crore on Saturday and 0.53 crore on Sunday, which made its 17 days domestic total as 31.86 crores.