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October box-office collection: Varun Dhawan’s film mints Rs. 20.25 cr, his lowest opening weekend grosser

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The Shoojit Sircar-directed film ‘October‘ starring Varun Dhawan hit screens on Friday last week. Released across 1683 screens in India, the film took off on a sluggish note. However as the weekend progressed, the business of ‘October’ saw good growth on both, Saturday and Sunday.

In this box office report, we take a look at the opening weekend collections of ‘October’ while comparing the same to Varun Dhawan’s previous releases. Collecting just Rs. 20.25 cr October ranks as Varun Dhawna’s lowest opening weekend grosser. Occupying the tenth spot on the actor’s list of highest opening weekend grosses, the collections of the film does not manage to surpass Varun’s previous releases like Dilwale that collected Rs. 65.09 cr, Judwaa 2 that collected Rs. 59.25 cr, ABCD 2 that collected Rs. 46.35 cr, Badrinath Ki Dulhania that collected Rs. 43.05 cr, Dishoom that collected Rs. 37.32 cr, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania that collected Rs. 33.74 cr, Student of the Year that collected Rs. 30 cr, Badlapur that collected Rs. 23.5 cr, and Main Tera Hero that collected Rs. 22.73 cr.

However, with the film garnering critical acclaim and the fact that the business of the film has been witnessing ample growth on the weekend, now what holds prime importance is that the film’s collections maintain a healthy pace on weekdays.


Movie Name – Opening Weekend collections

Dilwale – Rs. 65.09 cr

Judwaa 2 – Rs. 59.25 cr

ABCD 2 – Rs. 46.35 cr

Badrinath Ki Dulhania – Rs. 43.05 cr

Dishoom – Rs. 37.32 cr

Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania – Rs. 33.74 cr

Student of the Year – Rs. 30 cr

Badlapur – Rs. 23.5 cr

Main Tera Hero – Rs. 22.73 cr

October – Rs. 20.25