The box office this weekend saw the clash of two thriller movies in Bollywood. While Rani Mukerji's Mardaani 2 was released, Emraan Hashmi's The Body also became a part of the theatres. The two survived through the first weekend but had some contrasting responses from the audience.
Mardaani 2 faced a decent first weekend. The film did well at the theatres according to a report in Box Office India. The movie had a total nett of ₹ 18 Crores. The opening of the movie was low as it began with the collection of 3.75 Crores approximately on Friday. This increased significantly to ₹ 6.50 Crores on Saturday. The film witnessed a growth of 20% in its total collections as it reached 7.75 Crores approximately. This brings the total weekend collections of Mardaani 2 to ₹ 18 Crores.
#Mardaani2 is unstoppable on Day 2... Witnesses fantastic growth, despite stiff competition from new [#Jumanji] + holdover [#PatiPatniAurWoh] titles... Trending better than #Rani’s last two films: #Mardaani and #Hichki... Fri 3.80 cr, Sat 6.55 cr. Total: ₹ 10.35 cr. #India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) December 15, 2019
Emraan Hashmi's movie The Body had a poor first weekend. The first day of the movie saw the total collection of just ₹ 55 Lakhs. There was a change in the collections on Saturday as the collections shifted from ₹ 55 Lakhs to ₹ 75 Lakhs. The report by Box Office India reveals no change in the collections for The Body on Sunday as they stand on ₹ 75 Lakhs. The total weekend collections for the Emraan Hashmi and Rishi Kapoor starrer is just 2.05 Crores approximately.
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