Box office: Badhaai Ho eyes Rs100 crore; Andhadhun fares well in fourth week
Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer Badhaai Ho has so far bagged Rs91.08 crore nett in domestic business. The social comedy, directed by Amit Sharma, made an impressive Rs25.75 crore nett in week two. Made at an estimated budget of Rs30 crore, Badhaai Ho was released in across 2,000 screens in India.
Badhaai Ho seems well on its way to touch the coveted Rs100-crore mark.
The film, also featuring Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao and Surekha Sikri in important roles, deals with a family's embarrassment brought about by an accidental pregnancy. Badhaai Ho, a joint production venture between Junglee Pictures and Chrome Pictures, has Sania Malhotra cast opposite Khurrana.
Earlier, Khurrana enjoyed success with Sriram Raghavan's Andhadhun. The dark comedy, that was released on 5 October, earned a decent Rs4.50 crore nett in its fourth week. The film has so far made Rs64.51 crore nett. Made at an estimated budget of Rs25 crore, Andhadhun was released in across 800 screens.
Andhadhun is a black comedy, crime thriller that follows a pianist who witnesses a murder. The film, also featuring Radhika Apte, Tabu and Anil Dhawan, is produced by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures and Matchbox Pictures.