Akshay Kumar starrer Mission Mangal and John Abraham starrer Batla House registered another good growth on second Saturday due to the absence of any major releases.
Mission Mangal is gaining momentum at the city multiplexes as the space-drama showed a very good growth on second Saturday and might even touching the 150 crore milestone.
Mission Mangal opened to an excellent response and continued to perform well with a solid first extended week collection, minting a staggering Rs 128.16 crore. There was a holiday on second Friday owing to Janmasthami which helped Mission Mangal take advantage at the ticket window with Rs 7.83 crore.
Since there was no major competition this week, Mission Mangal showed yet electrifying growth. As per early estimates, the sci-fi drama collected Rs 10.18 crore, bringing the 10 days total to Rs 146.17 crore and becoming the 7th highest grossing film of 2019 defeating Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer Gully Boy (Rs 140.25 crores). Mission Mangal has also crossed its budget of Rs 100 (Production Cost: Rs 32 Crore, Salary Cost: Rs 50 Crore, Prints & Advertising Cost: Rs 18 Crore) and will challenge Kesari to become the 2nd highest grossing film of Akshay Kumar.
Mission Mangal is directed by Jagan Shakti and stars Viday Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Sharman Joshi, Tapsee Pannu and Nithya Menen in key roles. Mission Mangal tells the true story of the journey of Indian scientist from Indian Space Research Organisation who made it possible for Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan), the first Indian space probe to be launched in Mars.
While Batla House did not opened like Satyameva Jayate last year, it ensured to stay well above the ground on the week days at the box office. Looking at the way it is trending, Batla House might challenge the lifetime collections of Satyameva Jayate (Rs 84.92 crore) to become the highest grossing film of John Abraham.
Batla House has opened to a good response inspite of clashing with Mission Mangal and registered a nice collections with Rs 47.99 crore in its first extended week. Due to Janmasthami holiday in few parts of India, Batla House showed a slight growth on 2nd Friday with Rs 4.15 crore
As per early estimates, the earnings of Batla House escalated with Rs 5.35 crore on second Saturday, bringing the 10 days total to Rs 75.34 crore and crossed its budget of Rs 75 crore (Production Cost: Rs 60 Crore Prints & Advertising Cost: Rs 15 Crore). Batla House also crossed the lifetime total of Tiger Shroff starrer Student Of The Year 2 (70.18 crores).
Batla House stars John Abraham, Ravi Kishan, Mrunal Thakur and Nora Fatehi and is being directed by Nikhil Advani (Kal Ho Na Ho and D-Day).