'Rustom' beats 'Mohenjo Daro'; collects Rs 90 cr

MUMBAI: Happy Bhag Jayegi a comic romance with yet another story on India Pakistan integration, find favour with metro audience catering to select multiplex crowd. With a good word of mouth, the film’s addition to its opening day figures is noticeable. The film opened with Rs 2.3 crore on Friday and doubled that on Sunday to end its opening weekend with a total of Rs. 10.45 crore.

UnIndian remains poor.

Rustom pitted against what was expected to be a spectacular drama woven around the ancient civilization of Mohenjo Daro, not only starts off with a terrific opening response but also goes onto to win much appreciation from the audience.

The film, which opened with Rs 14 crore on day one, went on to consolidate over the weekend also making the most of the Independence Day holiday on Monday, the 15th August and remained steady for the next three days, again getting some advantage on the Raksha Bandhan holiday on Thursday, in parts of India, to finish its first week with Rs 89.5 crore.

Mohenjo Daro, an ambitious looking film promising much but, as it turned out, had nothing to do with its title or the period it promised to present on screen. In fact, the film turned out to be an attempt to palm off a B grade Bahubali vs a simple noble hero story that showed no sense of script or execution.

The moviegoer rejected the film from day one as the film’s opening remained poor. The film had an opening of 8.8 crore on day one with the weekend showing little improvement. The Independence Day holiday on Monday helped little as the film ended its first week with a total of Rs 49.2 crore. The film is a major setback financially.

Budhia Singh- Born To Run collects Rs 2.25 lakh in its second week to take its two week total to Rs 2.15 crore.

Dishoom adds 60 lakh for its third week to take its three week total to Rs 65.2 crore.

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