Ghanchakkar earns over Rs 22 crore on first weekend

  • Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan

    Emraan Hashmi and Vidya Balan earlier featured together in The Dirty Picture. Ghanchakkar is their second venture together. (Photo courtesy: Facebook)

  • Emraan Hashmi, Altaf Raja

    Emraan Hashmi and Altaf Raja in a still from Jholuram in Ghanchakkar.

  • Vidya Balan

    Vidya Balan's latest film Ghanchakkar however couldn't impress.

  • Vidya Balan

    Vidya Balan in a still from Ghanchakkar.  (Photo courtesy: Facebook)

  • Vidya Balan

    Vidya plays a loud, Punjabi housewife in her upcoming movie Ghanchakkar. The movie features Emraan Hashmi opposite Vidya Balan. The film is slated for release ...

  • Vidya Balan, Emraan Hashmi

    Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi in a still from their film Ghanchakkar. (Photo courtesy: Facebook)

Despite receiving flak from critics on the day of its release, Ghanchakkar has managed to earn Rs 22.3 crore at box office across the first weekend of its release. The Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan-starrer film opened to a slow start, earning Rs 7.2 crore on Friday.

The earnings remained almost similar on Saturday and Sunday when Ghanchakkar averaged Rs 7.3 crore Rs 7.8 crore respectively.

Overseas, too the collections were decent. Ghanchakkar earned NZ$ 7,821 (Rs 3.60 lakhs) in New Zealand and Australia collections averaged at A$ 27,979 (Rs 15.23 lakhs). The movie earned £ 58,413 (Rs 52.90 lakhs) while USA-Canada collections averaged at $ 52,800 (Rs 31.43 lakhs) from 89 screens on Friday.

(Figures: Taran Adarsh/Twitter)


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