Good Newwz box office collection day 2: Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor film wins multiplexes, makes 39.34 cr

Good Newwz box office collection day 2: Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor’s film is working well in urban centres, particularly in the Delhi NCR region. The film made 21.78 crore on day 2.
Good Newwz stars Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Kiara Advani and Diljit Dosanjh in lead roles.
Good Newwz stars Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Kiara Advani and Diljit Dosanjh in lead roles.
Updated on Aug 13, 2020 02:06 PM IST
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Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor Khan-starrer, Good Newwz is winning at the box office. According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, the film made 21.78 crore at the end of day 2.

Tweeting the number, Taran wrote: “#GoodNewwz lives up to its title... Metros [especially North circuits] outstanding... Multiplexes of Tier-2 cities very good... Mass pockets witness growth... Eyes 65 cr [+/-] total [opening weekend]... Fri 17.56 cr, Sat 21.78 cr. Total: 39.34 cr. #India biz.” He noted mass areas were also seeing a spike in numbers and predicted it should look to earn around 65 crores in its opening weekend.

 

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The film opened with 17.56 crore on day 1. Sharing the news, Taran had said, “#GoodNewwz packs a solid total on Day 1... Gathers speed from evening shows... Multiplexes especially record excellent numbers... North circuits dominate... Biz should multiply on Day 2 and 3... Fri 17.56 cr. #India biz... 2019 concludes with #GoodNewwz.” With this the total in two days has gone up to 39.34 crore.

 

Good Newwz is the story of two couples who are both trying to have a baby. Matters turn tricky when, at an IVF clinic, their sperms get exchanged. The film stars Akshay, Kareena, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani in lead roles. The film has been jointly produced by Karan Johar Dharma Productions and Akshay Kumar’s Cape of Good Hope Films.

Akshay has had a glorious run at the box office this year with each of his three previous films -- Kesari, Mission Mangal and Housefull 4 -- working wonders. Kesari tells the story of small group of Sikh soldiers of the British Indian Army, who bravely defended a fort in what was previously the North West Frontier Province, against an Afghan attack, the latter outnumbering the Sikhs by a huge margin. Mission Mangal was a story of India’s successful Mars Orbiter Mission and was spearheaded by a large female cast. Housefull 4 was a comic caper.

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Kareena has also had successful run recently - her post-pregnancy comeback project, Veere Di Wedding, worked well at the box office. She has three other big projects -- Angrezi Medium, for which she has already completed shooting; Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha, for which she has been shooting since earlier this year; and Karan Johar’s ambitious Takht, the shoot of which is likely to commence early next year.

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