Nikhil Siddhartha starrer Karthikeya 2 has been ascending at the box office amid boycott calls for Bollywood movies. The film was released on Saturday with zero marketing and only got screens due to the failure of biggies like Laal Singh Chaddha & Raksha Bandhan.
A sequel to the critically acclaimed movie ‘Karthikeya’, the second instalment of the movie surpassed the likes of Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha and Akshay Kumar’s Raksha Bandhan in terms of the collection over 2nd weekend
The film started with 50 screens and 7 lacs collections on Saturday that too with zero PR & marketing. It got 250 screens and 25 lacs the second day. It collected 5.75 cr nett in week one.
Over the 2nd weekend, the film collects a huge 2.46 cr nett on Friday followed by 3.04 cr nett on Saturday. The film further added 4.07 cr nett on Sunday which takes its total to 9.57 cr nett and that is 80% higher than the entire 1st week.
Though film dropped on Monday and dropped big by 50% as it collected 0.98 cr nett. Film again jumped on Tuesday and collected 1.15 cr nett. Film added 95 lac nett on Wednesday and 89 lac nett on Thursday.
Film added 82 lacs nett on Friday despite new release Liger which is good trend. Film will add 3 cr nett over 3rd weekend and should jump today though tomorrow will be affected due to India Pakistan cricket match.
Film has 14 day total of 20.11 cr nett and it should easily pass 20 cr nett by end of 2nd week which is today as it was Saturday release. It should stay in cinemas for a week or two more at least and cross 25 cr nett lifetime.
Film has crossed 1.5 million $ overseas which is fab feat. Film also crosses 100 cr gross worldwide with 85 cr domestic gross. It should end with 110-115 cr worldwide gross minimum from here.
Week One 5.75 cr nett
Friday 2.46 cr
Saturday 3.04 cr
Sunday 4.07 cr
Monday 0.98 cr
Tuesday 1.15 cr
Wednesday 0.95 cr
Thursday 0.89 cr
Friday 0.82 cr
Total 20.11 cr nett Hindi only
All India Gross 85 cr plus
Overseas 1.5 million $
Worldwide Gross 100 cr plus
A surprise bonafide hit!