Rocky Handsome comes a cropper; Kapoor & Sons does well in second week

The only release of the week, Rocky Handsome, came a cropper. A poor adaptation of the hit South Korean film, The Man From Nowhere,  RH is so poorly recreated in Hindi that it works for nobody; neither its wannabe re-launch planning actor, John Abraham, nor its director who uses the vehicle to launch his acting career. The film is a blot on its scriptwriters and the director. To sum it up, the whole exercise looked juvenile.

The film got the benefit of a solo release as well as a public holiday on Friday, the 25th to garner a face-saving opening. But, it registered a drop on the Saturday that followed as word of mouth went negative and collections nosedived on Sunday. It ended its opening weekend with a total of Rs15.3 crore.

Kapoor & Sons has established itself as family fare. After a good opening weekend, it continued to do well through rest of the week to end its first week with a healthy Rs46.8 crore.

TeraaSurroor remained poor even in its second week. In the absence of any appreciation, the film managed to add just about Rs20 lakh to take its two week tally to Rs10.9 crore.

Jai Gangaajal is at the end of its run at the end of its third week. It collected Rs 1.05 crore to show collections of Rs31.95 crore for its three week run.


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