‘2 States’ sizzles at box office

MUMBAI: 2 States, a youth oriented love story with all the traditional Indian ingredients packaged to contemporary tastes, took off with flying colours, the opening day being to near full houses at the multiplexes.

The film maintained well on Saturday and peaked on Sunday as expected. The film collected Rs 37.6 crore for its opening weekend.

Bhootnath Returns, which opened to weak collections on Friday, improved on Saturday and Sunday only to lose the momentum as the week progressed. After a weekend of Rs 18.2 crore, the film could add only Rs 10.1 crore over other four days to show Rs 28.1 crore at the end of its first week.

Main Tera Hero sustained well in its second week to collect Rs 12.55 crore taking its two week total to Rs 48.75 crore.

Ragini MMS 2 has added a symbolic Rs 20 lakh in its fourth week taking its four week total to Rs 47.05 crore.

Queen reaches the end of its glorious run by adding another Rs 1.05 crore for its sixth week and taking its six week total to Rs 57.5 crore.

The success of Queen has made the forthcoming Kangna Ranaut starrer Revolver Rani, a movie to look forward to in the film trade and also with the audience. On this count, the exhibitors expect more from this film than the other two releases slated for 25 April, Samrat & Co. and Kaanchi.

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