Ayushmann Khurrana’s Badhaai Ho enters Rs 100 crore club
Ayushmann Khurrana’s film Badhaai Ho entered the Rs 100 crore club around eighteen days after its release. It is also his biggest grosser so far.bollywood Updated: Nov 05, 2018 12:25 IST
Badhaai Ho is the latest Bollywood film to cross the box office milestone of Rs 100 crore. The Amit Sharma-directed film is a comedy drama about a middle age couple, played by Neena Gupta and Gajraj Rao, facing unexpected pregnancy. Production banner Junglee Pictures took to Twitter to make the announcement as the film hit the mark at nett box office India collections.
#BadhaaiHo, CENTURY hui hai! 😁 #BadhaaiHo crosses 💯crores.— Junglee Pictures (@JungleePictures) November 4, 2018
Thank you for all the love!@ayushmannk @sanyamalhotra07 @raogajraj @Neenagupta001 @iAmitRSharma @BadhaaiHo @ChromePictures pic.twitter.com/kbB02UFKgN
Ayushmann Khurrana, who features as the son of the expecting parents, said he was overwhelmed by the audience’s reaction to the film and its success at the ticket window. In conversation with Neha Dhupia on her radio show No Filter Neha, the actor had said that he expected the film to collect atleast Rs 60 crore.
“I’m always known for middle of the road cinema, where there is a collaboration of critical and commercial success but this kind of reaction and public appreciation really means a lot to me because frankly speaking while making the film, we never thought we were making a 100 crore film. “But the way it is received, it just shows love from the audience is immense and audience has matured and the film was entertaining. I’m proud of my choice,” Ayushmann said in a statement.
The film also starred Surekha Sikhri, and Sanya Malhotra. Also backed by Chrome Pictures, Badhaai Ho released on October 18. The film has been appreciated for its interesting screenplay, tongue in cheek dialogues and wonderful performances by its cast members.
(With HT inputs)
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First Published: Nov 05, 2018 12:24 IST