Rowdy Rathore nets Rs 1 bn in 10 days, Shanghai bombs

MUMBAI: Rowdy Rathore registered one of the biggest opening weekend figures and went on to hold steady through the week to collect Rs 795 million, the third highest after Ra.One’s Rs 925 million (which had an eight-and-a-half day week as the film was released on Wednesday) and Bodyguard (Rs 890 million, which had a nine-day week having been released on Wednesday).

The Akshay Kumar-starrer benefitted due to a weak opposition in Shanghai and went on to add another Rs 219 million to its second weekend, thus crossing the Rs 1 billion mark on day 10 and taking its total to Rs 1.01 billion.

Meanwhile, Shanghai, which opened to very poor response, failed to recover over the weekend due to bad word of mouth. The film collected Rs 122 million over the first weekend and is expected to fall further as the week begins.

Department has proved to be a washout film.

Ishqzaade added Rs 11.5 million in its fourth week, taking its total to Rs 469.5 million. Jannat 2 came to the end of its run, managing a symbolic Rs 500,000. Its total collections to date stood at Rs 459.5 million.

Vicky Donor collected Rs 8 million in its seventh week to end its net collections at Rs 412.5 million so far.

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