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Fukrey Returns springs a big surprise, crosses Rs 50 cr at the box office in 1st week

After Judwaa 2 and Golmaal Returns, Fukrey Returns is one of the few films that have managed to register profit at the ticket windows.

bollywood Updated: Dec 15, 2017 13:28 IST
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Varun Sharma and Pulkit Samrat in a still from Fukrey Returns. The film is having a dream run at the ticket windows.
Varun Sharma and Pulkit Samrat in a still from Fukrey Returns. The film is having a dream run at the ticket windows.

Fukrey Returns has sailed through the tough times, and has emerged victorious. Against all odds, the film has made more than Rs 50 crore in its first week. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh has tweeted the film’s business figures.

Fukrey Returns started well over the weekend with Friday bringing in Rs 8.10 crore, Saturday seeing Rs 11.30 crore biz and Sunday bringing in Rs 12.80 crore. The week has also been good to the film with the five days bringing in a total of Rs 18.1 crore.

Good collection of Fukrey Returns affirms the notion that Indian audience is going for comedy as the year comes to a close. After Judwaa 2 and Golmaal Returns, Fukrey Returns is one of the few films that have managed to register profit at the ticket windows.

The films managed to set the cash registers ringing despite most reviewers panning them. Fukrey’s sequel also gained from the fact that it has been a lean phase with Padmavati being postponed after protests.

Fukrey Returns hit theatres on December 8, Friday and features Pulkit Samrat, Manjot Singh, Varun Sharma, Priya Anand, Richa Chadha, Vishakha Singh and Pankaj Tripathi in lead roles. Directed by Mrighdeep Singh Lamba, Fukrey Returns has been co-produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sindhwani under their banner Excel Entertainment.

The success of Fukrey Returns is a good news for Tiger Zinda Hai as well, because a good mood at the box office can ensure a good opening for the next film.