The Kashmir Files is unstoppable. Since its release last week on Friday, the Vivek Agnihotri directorial has been raking in the moolah with each passing day seeing an increase in collections. From Rs. 3.55 cr opening day to a Rs. 19.05 cr Day 6, the business of The Kashmir Files has been seeing unheard of increments. Now at the close of its first week in theatres, The Kashmir Files has managed to draw in a staggering Rs. 97.30 cr!
In this box office report, we take a look at the opening week collections of The Kashmir Files while comparing the same to films that have released on the big screen post the pandemic. Collecting Rs. 97.30 cr, The Kashmir Files ranks as the second highest opening week grosser among films that released post the pandemic. Though the business of the film does not surpass the collections of the Akshay Kumar starrer Sooryavanshi that collected Rs. 120.66 cr, it does out beat other releases like the Ranveer Singh starrer 83 that collected Rs. 71.87 cr, the Alia Bhatt starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi that collected Rs. 68.93 cr, Pushpa: The Rise – Part 1 that collected Rs. 26.89 cr, Badhaai Do that collected Rs. 12.60 cr and Jhund that had collected Rs. 9.51 cr.
Currently with the festive weekend of Holi, predictions state that the business of The Kashmir Files will see a further jump in collections. In fact, advance estimates state that the business of the film could easily cross the Rs. 120 cr mark over its second weekend running.
Highest Opening Week Grossers Post the Pandemic at a glance:
Sooryavanshi - Rs. 120.66 cr
The Kashmir Files - Rs. 97.30 cr
83 - Rs. 71.87 cr
Gangubai Kathiawadi - Rs. 68.93 cr
Pushpa: The Rise - Part 1 - Rs. 26.89 cr
Badhaai Do - Rs. 12.60 cr
Jhund - Rs. 9.51 cr