Despite the release of new Hindi offerings- Luka Chuppi & Sonchiriya, last week released Total Dhamaal is running unaffectedly in parallel and scoring well at the box office. After a solid second weekend, now on weekdays as well, it is holding well across the country.
The third instalment of Dhamaal franchise has received mixed reviews from the critics but got succeed to entertain the audience due to a fun flavor added by the entire cast that includes superstar Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Riteish Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi, Javed Jaffrey, Sanjay Mishra, Boman Irani & Johnny Lever.
Directed by Indra Kumar, Total Dhamaal opened on a solid note and remained strong throughout. In the first week, it did the business of 94.55 crores which included 62.40 crores in the weekend & 32.15 crores on weekdays from 3700 screens across India.
Then in the second weekend, it maintained a superb pace and raked the business of 23.22 crores with 4.75 crores on 2nd Friday, 7.02 crores on 2nd Saturday & 11.45 crores on 2nd Sunday. Now it is running on weekdays once again and still has a good hold over the audience.
On 2nd Monday, Total Dhamaal managed to collect the amount of 6.03 crores due to Maha Shivratri holiday. On the next day i.e. 2nd Tuesday, Fox Star Studios’ presentation faced a drop of 46.93% and minted the amount of 3.20 crores. After 12 days, its total collection has become 127 crores nett at the domestic box office.