John Abraham, Mrunal Thakur's Batla House earns Rs 91.76 cr; Akshay Kumar's Mission Mangal stands at Rs 178.11 cr
Mission Mangal is inching closer to beat Akshay Kumar's highest grosser 2.0 (which garnered Rs 189.55 cr), while John Abraham's Batla House also stays put.
With the release of Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor's Saaho this week, the Hindi box office will have a few big banners vying for the top position. Batla House and Mission Mangal are currently bringing in considerable numbers, and may well prove to be tough competitors for Saaho.
Batla House has successfully completed a two-week run. The total collections of the film by its third Thursday stand at Rs 1.72 crore, bringing the total up to Rs 91.76 crore.
On the other hand, Akshay Kumar, Fox Star Studios, and Hope Productions' Mission Mangal had a considerable run at the box office earning Rs 178.11 crore in two weeks. The space film is inching closer to beat his highest grosser, 2.0 (which garnered Rs 189.55 cr).
Mission Mangal has been unanimously loved by moviegoers across the country, and is eyeing more records in coming days.
Here's is a break-up of the week 2 collections of Mission Mangal at the box office
Week 1 -128.16cr
Day 9- rs 7.83 crore
Day 10- Rs 13.32 crore
Day 11- Rs 15.30 crore
Day 12- Rs 3.87 crore
Day 13- Rs 3.43 crore
Day 14- Rs 3.15 crore
Day 15- Rs 3.05 crore
Week 2- Rs 49.95 crore
Mission Mangal was released on 15 August, alongside John Abraham's cop thriller Batla House, and Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. However, the visually appealing space film rightly appealed to the masses, and opened to a staggering Rs. 29.16 crores on the opening day, making it Akshay's highest opener till date.
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