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Mission Mangal vs Batla House box office day 3: Akshay Kumar’s film soars high with Rs 70.02cr earning, John Abraham’s film makes Rs 35.29 cr

Akshay Kumar’s Mission Mangal picked pace and made Rs 23.58 crore while John Abraham Batla House earned Rs 10.90 crore on Saturday.

bollywood Updated: Aug 18, 2019 15:08 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Akshay Kumar plays the lead role in Mission Mangal.
Akshay Kumar plays the lead role in Mission Mangal.
         

After the small decline on Friday, the collections for Akshay Kumar’s Mission Mangal reportedly saw a significant jump on Saturday. The film made Rs 23.58 crore on the third day of release. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the figures.

“#MissionMangal witnesses superb growth on Day 3... Multiplexes of metros + Tier-2 cities are rocking... Mass circuits witness growth and should put up big numbers today [Sun]... Thu 29.16 cr, Fri 17.28 cr, Sat 23.58 cr. Total: ₹ 70.02 cr. India biz,” he wrote. 

As per an earlier Boxofficeindia report, the film saw fantastic growth in all multiplexes. The film, that also stars Taapsee Pannu, Vidya Balan, Kriti Kulhari, Nithya Menon and Sonakshi Sinha, has made a total of Rs 69.9 crore in three days since the release on August 15.

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Jagan Shakti made his directorial debut with Mission Mangal – the film that is about the story of India’s ISRO’s mission to Mars, under the project name MOM (Mars Orbiter Mission). The team that propelled the project mainly consisted women scientists and the film is aimed at celebrating the success of this women’s team.

 

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Mission Mangal had a grand opening on Independence Day. Thanks to the national holiday, it became Akshay Kumar’s biggest opener with Rs 29 crore collection on day one. It is also the second highest Bollywood opener of 2019. The film then saw a major dip in collections on the second day as it was a working Friday. With the film showing an upward trend on Saturday, trade experts believe it may cross Rs 90 crore by Sunday end.

 

Taran had tweeted: “#MissionMangal is unstoppable on Day 2 [working day after a big holiday]... Multiplexes are terrific, driving its biz... Day 3 and 4 will be massive again... Eyes ₹ 85 cr+ total in *extended* weekend... Thu 29.16 cr, Fri 17.28 cr. Total: ₹ 46.44 cr. India biz,” he wrote.

 

On the other hand, John Abraham’s Batla House also picked up pace and collected Rs 10.90 crore on Saturday. This takes its total to Rs 35.29 crore in three days.

“#BatlaHouse shows substantial growth on Day 3... Has been appreciated and that is reflecting in its numbers, despite a strong opponent... Should witness solid growth today [Sun]... Thu 15.55 cr, Fri 8.84 cr, Sat 10.90 cr. Total: ₹ 35.29 cr. India biz,” Taran wrote.

 

After an impressive opening of Rs 14 crore, Batla House collected Rs 8.84 crore on day two at the box office. “#BatlaHouse faces the normal decline on Day 2 [working day after a big holiday]... Day 3 and 4 should witness an upward trend... Needs to pack solid numbers to record a strong *extended* weekend... Thu 15.55 cr [revised], Fri 8.84 cr. Total: ₹ 24.39 cr. India biz,” Taran had tweeted.

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