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Mere Brother Ki Dulhan nets Rs 255 mn in opening weekend

MUMBAI: Mere Brother Ki Dulhan did fairly well in its first weekend to collect Rs 255 million. However, the inevitable drop in collections has been noticed today.


Bodyguard has been squeezed dry with an extensive release and multiple screenings (as many as 2400 shows between 31 August and 9 September in a town like Ghaziabad) during its first nine days. Released mid-week on Eid (Wednesday, 31 August) it collected Rs 1.15 billion in nine days. The breakup is as follows: Rs 411 million on 31 August and 1 September; Rs 478.5 million over the weekend (2-4 September) and Rs 256.5 million from 5-8 Setpember.


 
The collections over the second weekend have tapered down to approximately Rs 160 million and come to a trickle as of today (Monday), with some cinemas reporting poor audience due to lack of repeat value.


Bol made no impact beyond critical appreciation, collecting just Rs 13.5 million in its first week.


The Girl In Yellow Boots stays on the lower side with Rs 14 million in its first week.


Aarakshan tally at the end of four weeks is Rs 379 million.


Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara‘s eight-week total is Rs 869 million.


Singham crossed the Rs 1 billion mark at the end of its sixth week run with the total collections being Rs 1.03 billion.


Murder2‘s total at the end of nine weeks stands at Rs 491.5 million.

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