Rustom wins weekend BO with Rs 50.42 cr in kitty, Mohenjo Daro earns Rs 30.54 cr
Mohenjo Daro and Rustom released on Friday, August 12, 2016.RustomVsMohenjoDaro Updated: Aug 15, 2016 17:05 IST
Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro is up against Akshay Kumar’s Rustom at the box office. It seems the first weekend has already gone in favour of Rustom. While Mohenjo Daro earned Rs 30.54 cr in first three days, Rustom garnered Rs 50.42 cr in just two days of its release.
#MohenjoDaro Fri 8.87 cr, Sat 9.60 cr, Sun 12.07 cr. Total: ₹ 30.54 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) August 15, 2016
#MohenjoDaro witnessed growth on Sat and Sun, but needs solid numbers on Mon to leave a mark... Also needs to be consistent on weekdays...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) August 15, 2016
#Rustom Fri 14.11 cr, Sat 16.43 cr, Sun 19.88 cr. Total: ₹ 50.42 cr. India biz. TERRIFIC!— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) August 15, 2016
Directed by internationally acclaimed filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker, Mohenjo Daro marks the debut of Pooja Hegde in Bollywood.
#Rustom Fri 14.11 cr, Sat 16.43 cr. Total: ₹ 30.54 cr. India biz. SUPERB!— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) August 14, 2016
#Rustom witnesses 16.44% growth on Sat... Sun should be SUPERB, while Mon [Independence Day holiday] will add to a MASSIVE 4-day total...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) August 14, 2016
This is Hrithik’s second film with Ashutosh Gowariker after Jodhaa Akbar.
On the other hand, Rustom is likely to maintain its pace. It’s about a naval officer who is accused of killing his wife’s boyfriend and is pleading not guilty.
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First Published: Aug 15, 2016 16:00 IST