Junglee vs Kesari vs Luka Chuppi vs Total Dhamaal vs Badla box office: One flop as others dominate
The year 2019 has seen many hits. Recent releases - Kesari, Badla, Luka Chuppi, and Total Dhamaal - maintained the momentum which started with the success story of Vicky Kaushal's Uri: The Surgical Strike. Kesari and Total Dhamaal - have already got entry into the Rs 100-crore club, while Luka Chuppi and Badla are inching closer too. Akshay Kumar's Kesari crossed the Rs 100-crore mark by the first week itself. The movie has so far earned Rs 128 crore in India. Total Dhamaal has also shown great consistency in earnings. It has so far collected Rs 153.58 crore. However, Vidyut Jamwal-starrer Junglee, despite receiving good reviews failed to register much monetary success. It has earned Rs 18.15 crore in India business so far.
Kesari box office collection till now:
The movie, based on Battle of Saragarhi fought in 1897, has been a huge box-office success. The movie portrays the valour of Sikh soldiers. It was an unequal battle when only 21 Sikh soldiers fought against thousands of Afghan tribes. The story has caught the imagination of the audience. By the first week only, it crossed the Rs 100-crore mark. "#Kesari is strong on [second] Mon... North circuits continue to lead, while other circuits are steady... Should collect ₹ 137 cr [+/-] by [second] Thu... [Week 2] Fri 4.45 cr, Sat 6.45 cr, Sun 8.25 cr, Mon 3.27 cr. Total: ₹ 128.28 cr. India biz," Film trade analyst and critic Taran Adarsh tweeted today.
Junglee box office collection till now:
Junglee, however, could not see much monetary success, despite positive reviews. "#Junglee maintains at low levels... Trends lower than #Commando2... Much depends on its biz in Weekend 2, when new films arrive and screens/shows are reduced... Fri 3.35 cr, Sat 4.45 cr, Sun 6.05 cr, Mon 2.40 cr, Tue 1.90 cr. Total: ₹ 18.15 cr. India biz," Adarsh tweeted.