The Kartik Aaryan – Kiara Advani starrer Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 was released last Friday to a thunderous response from the audience. With positive reviews from critics, the Bhushan Kumar – Murad Khetani production, which was released across 3200 screens, has been doing roaring business at the box office. After drawing in Rs. 14.11 cr on its opening day, the Anees Bazmee directorial saw a further Rs. 18.34 cr coming in on its second day. Now on its first Sunday running the film has managed to rake in another Rs. 23.15 cr.
In this box office report, we look at the opening weekend collections of Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 while comparing the same to previous releases of 2022. Collecting Rs. 55.96 cr Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 has surpassed the collections of the Alia Bhatt starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi which collected Rs. 39.12 cr to emerge as the third-highest opening weekend grosser of 2022. Apart from this, the collections of the film have managed to beat other releases as well like, Bachchhan Paandey which collected Rs. 36.17 cr, The Kashmir Files which collected Rs. 27.15 cr, Heropanti 2 which collected Rs. 16 cr, Radhe Shyam which collected Rs. 13.94 cr, and Jayeshbhai Jordaar which had collected Rs. 12 cr. However, the business of the film does not surpass certain other releases like KGF – Chapter 2 which collected Rs. 193.99 cr, and RRR which had collected Rs. 75.57 cr.
As of now, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 continues to enjoy the audiences’ favour with families patronizing the film in droves. Going forward, trade predictions state that the business of Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 is certain to see further growth in business as the days progress. In fact, it will come as no surprise if the business of the film crosses the Rs. 120 cr mark by the end of its first week running.
Top 10 Highest Opening Weekend Grossers of 2022 at a glance:
KGF - Chapter 2 - Rs. 193.99 cr
RRR - Rs. 75.57 cr
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 - Rs. 55.96 cr
Gangubai Kathiawadi - Rs. 39.12 cr
Bachchhan Paandey - Rs. 36.17 cr
The Kashmir Files - Rs. 27.15 cr
Heropanti 2 - Rs. 16 cr
Radhe Shyam - Rs. 13.94 cr
Jayeshbhai Jordaar - Rs. 12 cr
Attack - Part 1 - Rs. 10.91 cr