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Marjaavaan box office day 3: Sidharth Malhotra, Riteish Deshmukh film sees a huge jump, earns Rs 24.42 cr in first weekend

Marjaavaan box office day 3: The Sidharth Malhotra and Riteish Deshmukh film registered a jump on Sunday to make 10.18 crore.

bollywood Updated: Nov 18, 2019 10:52 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Marjaavaan stars Sidharth Malhotra, Riteish Deshmukh, Tara Sutaria and Rakul Preet Singh in lead roles.
Marjaavaan stars Sidharth Malhotra, Riteish Deshmukh, Tara Sutaria and Rakul Preet Singh in lead roles.
         

Sidharth Malhotra and Riteish Deshmukh starrer Marjaavaan, which released this Friday, saw a jump on Sunday, as per trade analyst Taran Adarsh. The film made Rs 10.18 crores on Sunday, taking its first weekend total to Rs 24.42 crore, he tweeted to say.

Talking about the three-day numbers, Taran wrote on Twitter, “#Marjaavaan jumps on Day 3... Healthy weekend... Finds patronage from mass markets... Large chunk of biz from single screens... Multiplexes of Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities better... Mon biz is decider... Fri 7.03 cr, Sat 7.21 cr, Sun 10.18 cr. Total: ₹ 24.42 cr. #India biz.”

 

Earlier, on Friday and Saturday, the film had maintained a steady growth. Taran, tweeting the day 2 figures, had said that the film had been doing good business in the mass circuits.

He wrote, “Marjaavaan maintains strong occupancy in mass belt/single screens on Day 2... Metros/multiplexes - average on Day 1 - remain in the same range... Biz should grow on Day 3... Eyes ₹ 22 cr [+/-] weekend... Fri 7.03 cr, Sat 7.21 cr. Total: Rs 14.24 cr. India biz.”

Marjaavaan was, however, panned universally by critics. The Hindustan Times review of the read, “Marjaavaan belongs to the 80s. We saw its clones and the clones of its clones back in the day and suffered for it. With the 90s new wave, we had hoped that the decade and its particular brand of cinema will forever rest in peace. Anil Kapoor did a few films like this, as did Sunny Deol and Jackie Shroff. It seems now, almost three decades later, it is Sidharth Malhotra’s turn.”

Releasing on the same day, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Athiya Shetty’s Motichoor Chaknachoor, also did modest business. According to a report in NDTV, the film had made Rs 9.0 crore over Friday and Saturday. The film has been made at an estimated budget of Rs 20 crore.

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Meanwhile, Ayushmann Khurrana’s film Bala maintains its steady grip over the box office. A previous report in Box Office India had reported that Bala had collected an estimated Rs 6.5 crore on its second Saturday. With this, Bala has earned Rs 82.5 crore in nine days.

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