Raid held reasonably well on its second Friday as Rs. 3.55 crore came in. Fall when compared to Thursday [Rs. 4.66 crore] is on expected lines and the film is now set to show growth today and tomorrow. Friday collections have ensured that the Ajay Devgn starrer would now reach the Rs. 90 crore mark for sure and then post that it would be interesting to see how much further does it stretch post the release of Baaghi 2.
What is also noticeable is the fact that even on its second Friday the film has actually collected better than the first Friday of Hichki [Rs. 3.30 crore]. This sets up the stage well for the race between the two films and once the weekend is through, one waits to see whether they stay on to be neck to beck or one edge past the other by a distance.
As of now, Raid stands at Rs. 66.60 crore and by tomorrow evening it should come close to the Rs. 78 crore mark. That would take it past the lifetime total of last Ajay Devgn film which was in a realistic drama space, Drishyam [Rs. 77 crore].