Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan' which revolves around a homosexual relationship, locked horns with Vicky Kaushal's horror film 'Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship', at the box office. Both the films hit the theatres on February 2, however, Ayushmann Khurrana starrer has minted almost double the collection and has zoomed past Vicky's 'Bhoot...'.
Although both the films have seen a drop in numbers, 'Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan' has collected Rs. 36.53 crores, while 'Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship' has only minted Rs. 18.68 crore.
Trade Analyst and Film Critic Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the box office collections and wrote, "#ShubhMangalZyadaSaavdhan declines on Day 4... Substantial drop beyond metros... Needs to maintain on remaining weekdays to stay afloat... Fri 9.55 cr, Sat 11.08 cr, Sun 12.03 cr, Mon 3.87 cr. Total: ₹ 36.53 cr. #India biz. #SMZS"
Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan stars Ayushmann and debutant Jitendra Kumar. It also features 'Badhai Ho' actors Neena Gupta and Gajraj Rao. The film is written and helmed by debutant Hitesh Kewalya.
Adarsh added about Vicky Kaushal's 'Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship' and wrote, "#Bhoot dips on Day 4... Trending wasn’t strong enough over the weekend and the drop on Day 4 indicates rough journey on remaining weekdays, unless metros stabilise/stay steady... Fri 5.10 cr, Sat 5.52 cr, Sun 5.74 cr, Mon 2.32 cr. Total: ₹ 18.68 cr. #India biz."
Directed by Bhanu Pratap Singh, the film also features Bhumi Pednekar and Ashutosh Rana. It is based on a true accident that took place in Mumbai and tells the story of a couple on an abandoned ship on a beach.
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