The Amit Sharma directed film Badhaai Ho released last week. Starring Ayushmann Khurrana, the film faced stiff competition from the other release Namaste England and the previous releases as well. However, with positive reviews and good audience feedback, the business of Badhaai Ho witnessed good growth over the weekend.
In this box office analysis, we take a look at the opening weekend collections of Badhaai Ho while comparing the same to previous releases of 2018. Collecting Rs. 45.06 cr, Badhaai Ho has managed to become the seventh highest opening weekend grosser of 2018. However, the business of the film is not able to surpass the collections of certain previous releases like Sanju that collected Rs. 120.06 cr, Padmaavat that collected Rs. 114 cr, Race 3 that collected Rs. 103 cr, Baaghi 2 that collected Rs. 73.10 cr, Gold that collected Rs. 70.05 cr, and Satyameva Jayate that had collected Rs. 52.25 cr.
Interestingly, despite Badhaai Ho not releasing in Madhya Pradesh due to the ongoing cinema strike, the collections of the film have still managed to out beat the collections of other releases like Raid that collected Rs. 41.01 cr, Pad Man that collected Rs. 40.05 cr, and Sui Dhaaga that collected Rs. 36.60 cr.
Now, all that remains to be seen is whether the business of Badhaai Ho manages to sustain itself over the weekdays, and will it go on to become one of the sleeper hits of the year.
Top 10 Opening Weekend grossers of 2018
Sanju - Rs. 120.06 cr
Padmaavat - Rs. 114 cr
Race 3 - Rs. 103 cr
Baaghi 2 - Rs. 73.10 cr
Gold - Rs. 70.05 cr
Satyameva Jayate - Rs. 52.25 cr
Badhaai Ho - Rs. 45.06 cr
Raid - Rs. 41.01 cr
Pad Man - Rs. 40.05 cr
Sui Dhaaga - Rs. 36.60 cr