Nitin Kakkar's National Award-winning film Filmistaan has no big names, but showed a major growth by earning over Rs.1 crore on the second day of its release, while action titan
Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty maintained its opening day box office figure of over Rs.12 crore.
Filmistaan that explores India-Pakistan relationship with comic elements didn't get an overwhelming opening, but on the second day the business doubled.
"Filmistaan Fri 51 lacs (lakh), Sat 1.04 cr (crore). Total:(Rs.) 1.55 cr nett. India biz. Biz doubles up on Day 2. Excellent," trade analyst Taran Adarsh posted on Twitter.
The movie featuring Sharib Hashmi and Inaamulhaq has also been supported by celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan and Vidhu Vinod Chopra.
#Filmistaan Fri 51 lacs, Sat 1.04 cr, Sun 1.26 cr. Total: ₹ 2.81 cr nett. India biz... Super-strong word of mouth working wonders!— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 9, 2014
A.R. Murugadoss' second Hindi directorial Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty also released on June 6 and the action hero has been labelled as "lovely entertainer" by trade analyst Komal Nahta.
Read:Movie review: Akshay Kumar's Holiday has edge of the seat action
Adarsh tweeted: "#'Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty' Fri 12.18 cr, Sat 12.30 cr. Total: (Rs.) 24.48 cr nett. India biz."
The film also stars Sonakshi Sinha, who showed her sporty side in the movie.