Brahmastra box office collection day 2: Alia Bhatt-Ranbir Kapoor movie sees nearly 15% jump, here’s how much it hit
After a disappointing box office trend, Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor brahmastra rang the cash registers. After collecting Rs 32 crore on opening day, director Ayan Mukerji saw huge growth in numbers on day 2.
According to business analyst Taran Adarsh, the Hindi version of the fantasy drama collected Rs 37.5-38.5 crore on Saturday, taking the total to Rs 70-71 crore. The opening weekend is expected to be over Rs 110 crore, which is a phenomenal number for a non-holiday release. According to Bollywood Hungama, the film, in all languages, fetched Rs 41.25-43.25 crore, a growth of around 15-20% from Friday. This brings the total collection to Rs 79 crore.
Director Ayan Mukerji also went to social networks to share the crude box office numbers which amounts to Rs 160 Crere during the Day 2. Rahmāstra Box Office of 2 days 🤞🕉💥 प्यार बड़ा कोई ब्रह्मास्त्र नहीं है है है है है है है है है है है है है है है है है है है है है है इस दुनिया में।. Thank you to all our audiences, for spreading Love and Light in Cinemas this weekend! ❤️💥#brahmastra,” he captioned the post.
Bollywood Hungama’s report further indicates that single screens are also doing steady business on the second day and expecting bigger crowds on Sunday. Brahmastra is targeting a record Rs 120 crore net after the first weekend. How the film performs after that will depend on word of mouth, which so far has remained mixed. Brahmastra arrives after enduring controversy for weeks, with the burden of Hindi film industry success on his shoulders.
As fans flock to 3D cinemas, “IMAX 3D recorded the best occupancy rate for an Indian film to date,” the report quotes. Many movie theaters have also added shows to curb the growing demand for movies.
Alia Bhat shared a post about PVR Cinemas on Instagram that informed fans that two new shows were being held – 2:30 and 5:45 by public demand. “Cinema magic,” she wrote while adding several sunscreen emojis.
While fans are enjoying the astraverse universe, Brahmastra has received critical feedback from film critics. In her review for The Indian Express, Shubhra Gupta mentioned, “Despite all this non-stop infographics, the opulence of the sets, the star-studded lineup, the film’s commitment to its dazzle, we never really buy into it completely. I had to work hard to fall into it, and I kept falling into it. Right away, you can see why: the film is imprisoned in clunky writing that leads to confusing blotches, and its uneasy tone shifts, which never lets the film settle.
Brahmastra also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Mouni Roy, Nagarjuna Akkineni, Dimple Kapadia and features Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in cameos. The film is intended as the first part of a trilogy.