After a decent opening, Rani Mukerji starrer drama film Hichki picked up strongly well over the weekend and registered a solid business from limited screens across the country. Due to its impactful content and a brilliant performance by the actress, it got succeed to impress the critics as well as the audience.
Presented by Yash Raj Films, Hichki is one of their best films so far in terms of effective story-line. This is the reason, it is getting so much love from the viewers. Directed by Sidharth P Malhotra, the film tells the entertaining and emotional story of a teacher having Tourette syndrome.
On Friday due to decent initial buzz, it opened on a slow note in the morning but witnessed good growth in footfalls post noon shows in multiplexes and raked the business of 3.30 crores from 961 screens. With positive word of mouth, the film took a remarkable jump of 62.12% and minted 5.35 crores.
On the next day i.e. Sunday, Hichki recorded more growth and bagged the amount of 6.70 crores. With this, its total collection after the weekend has become 15.35 crores at the domestic box office. After such solid uptrend, it seems to remain strong on weekdays as well.
On the other hand, the much awaited Punjabi film Sajjan Singh Rangroot has also got succeed to hit the target right and getting big thumbs up from the viewers. Despite being a regional film, it took a good start and registered the opening of 1.35 crore from 414 screens.
Due to positive word of mouth, Diljit Dosanjh starrer recorded a solid jump on Saturday and collected the amount of 1.75 crore. Then on Sunday with further growth, Sajjan Singh Rangroot added 2.05 crores and raised its opening weekend total collection to 5.15 crores domestically.