Box office report: Aladdin earns Rs 22.3 cr, races ahead of PM Narendra Modi and Arjun Kapoor’s India’s Most Wanted

While Arjun Kapoor’s India’s Most Wanted collected Rs 8.6 crore, Vivek Oberoi-starrer PM Modi biopic earned Rs 11.76 crore. However, Aladdin has emerged as a clear winner at the box office.
Aladdin has emerged as a clear winner at the box office.
Aladdin has emerged as a clear winner at the box office.
Updated on May 27, 2019 04:06 PM IST
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Raj Kumar Gupta’s India’s Most Wanted saw nominal rise in the box office collection over the weekend, making a total of Rs 8.66 crore in three days of the release. Starring Arjun Kapoor in the lead role, India’s Most Wanted traces a cop – played by Arjun – and how he nabs a terrorist without firing a single bullet.

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Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the figures. “#IndiasMostWanted witnessed growth over the weekend, but not substantial enough... The 3-day total, thus, remains below the mark... Fri 2.10 cr, Sat 3.03 cr, Sun 3.53 cr. Total: 8.66 cr. India biz. #IMW.” he wrote. The film that opened at just Rs 2 crore on Friday, collected Rs 3 crore on its second day, taking its total collections to Rs 5 crore. The film clashed with Vivek Oberoi’s PM Narendra Modi and Disney’s Aladdin. 

The Hollywood biggie Aladdin surpassed the earnings of Modi biopic and India’s Most Wanted. “#Aladdin emerges the first choice of moviegoers... Biz jumps on Day 3 [vis-à-vis Day 1]... Fares much better than the two #Hindi releases... Needs to maintain the pace on weekdays... Fri 4.25 cr, Sat 6.50 cr, Sun 7.75 cr. Total: 18.50 cr Nett BOC. India biz. Gross: 22.03 cr,” Taran tweeted. Aladdin is a live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1992 classic and has been directed by Guy Ritchie. 

Vivek Oberoi’s PM Narendra Modi, that also hit theatres the same day, saw a good jump in the collections on Sunday and reached a total of Rs 11.76 crore in three days. “#PMNarendraModi showed positive trending across the weekend... Biz on Day 3 gave the much-required push... Weekdays crucial, since it needs to maintain the momentum for a satisfactory total... Fri 2.88 cr, Sat 3.76 cr, Sun 5.12 cr. Total: 11.76 cr. India biz,” Adarsh tweeted.

 

A biopic of PM Modi, the film released a day after he won the Lok Sabha elections with a landslide majority.

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