The much talked about and keenly anticipated release Drishyam 2 was released yesterday. Taking the story of the Salgaonkar family forward, the Ajay Devgn, Akshaye Khanna, Tabu and Shreya Saran starrer has been the talk of the town in the run up to its release. In fact, with immense anticipation surrounding the film, expectations of its box office business were at an all-time high. Well, living up to the same, the business of Dhrishyam 2 has taken off to a flying start.
In this box office report, we look at the opening day collections of Drishyam 2 while comparing the same to previous releases of 2022. Released across 3302 screens in the Indian market, Drishyam 2 has managed to rake in Rs. 15.38 cr on Day 1. With this the business of the film has managed to break into the top 5 highest opening day grossers of 2022. Though leading the list are previous releases like KGF – Chapter 2 which collected Rs. 53.95 cr, Brahmastra which collected Rs. 36 cr, and RRR which collected Rs. 20.07 cr, Drishyam 2 manages to become the fourth highest opening day grosser of 2022 surpassing the business of Ram Setu which had collected Rs. 15.25 cr.
If that was not enough, Drishyam 2 has seen better first day collections than certain other releases as well like, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 which collected Rs. 14.11 cr, Bachchhan Paandey which collected Rs. 13.25 cr, Laal Singh Chaddha which collected Rs. 11.70 cr, Samrat Prithviraj which collected Rs. 10.70 cr, and Vikram Vedha which collected Rs. 10.58 cr.
Currently, Drishyam 2 continues to hold strong, with positive reviews and good audience feedback the business of the film is expected to grow further. As per trade predictions, Drishyam 2 which has seemed to rejuvenate the box office after a dry spell is likely to see immense growth in the days to come. With incredible trending on the cards, the business of Drishyam 2 is likely to cross the Rs. 50 cr mark by the end of its opening weekend alone.
Highest Opening Day Grossers of 2022 at a glance:
KGF - Chapter 2 - Rs. 53.95 cr
Brahmastra - Rs. 36 cr
RRR - Rs. 20.07 cr
Drishyam 2 - Rs. 15.38 cr
Ram Setu - Rs. 15.25 cr
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 - Rs. 14.11 cr
Bachchhan Paandey - Rs. 13.25 cr
Laal Singh Chaddha - Rs. 11.70 cr
Samrat Prithviraj - Rs. 10.70 cr
Vikram Vedha - Rs. 10.58 cr