Mohit Suri’s Malang and Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Shikara released yesterday. As expected the former did much better than the latter at the box office on day one, but surprisingly the latter has done more than the expectations.
Malang starring Anil Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur, Disha Patani, and Kunal Kemmu has collected Rs 6.71 crore at the box office. The collection is decent, but the film clearly needs to show a huge jump over the weekend to come up with a respectable number. Also, the budget here is a bit high so the film needs to sustain on weekdays as well to be a hit at the box office.
Talking about Shikara, the film had no face value. It stars newcomers Aadil Khan and Sadia, and it has collected Rs 1 crore at the box office which is very good. It was expected that the film will open in lakhs, but even 1 crore for a film with such a subject and newcomers it very good. The reviews are positive so let’s see how far this film will go. It can turn out to be a sleeper hit.