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 1.05 cr nett on Wednesday.
Film has 12 day total of 18.50 cr nett and it should easily pass 20 cr nett by end of 2nd week. It should stay in cinemas for a week more at least and cross 23 -25 cr nett lifetime.
A surprise bonafide hit!
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 1.05 cr
Total 18.50 cr nett