Despite starring relative newcomers, Aashiqui 2 has grossed a massive figure in its opening weekend. The Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor starrer has earned over Rs 24 crore already, tweeted trade analyst Taran Adarsh.
The film has started with a bang! Despite starring relative newcomers, the film has grossed a massive figure in its opening weekend.
The business in mass-dominated circuits was fantastic, but was affected in metros due to Iron Man 3. Yet, all said and done, the weekend total was superb. Collected approx. Rs 20.50 cr nett in its opening weekend, said Adarsh.
The breakup is: Friday 6.25 cr, Sat 6.75 cr, Sun 7.50 cr, Mon 4.25 cr.
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