After a fabulous opening on Thursday, superstar Akshay Kumar's much-anticipated Mission Mangal has remained strong on Friday as well despite a significant drop in footfalls. While the adjacent release John Abraham starrer Batla House has got a decent response on the second day after an excellent start.
Directed by Jagan Shakti, the first space film in Hindi Cinema has expectedly got succeed to impress everyone in theatres and gathered a solid word of mouth. From critics also, it has received mostly positive reviews for the entertaining & relevant storyline backed by the commendable performance of the entire cast.
On Thursday, Mission Mangal took a terrific start in the morning with around 60% occupancy and had eventually registered the biggest opening of Akshay's career with 29.16 crores. On Friday, with a drop of 38.68%, it has raked the business of 17.88 crores and raised its 2 days total collection to 47.04 crores nett.
In parallel, Nikkhil Advani's directorial action thriller Batla House has also received mostly positive reviews from critics as well as the audience and gained a good word of mouth. But unfortunately, the clash with Mission Mangal is not coming in its favour and the loss in business is clearly visible.
On the opening day, Batla House had started the journey at a decent note in the morning but showed required growth post noon shows and did the business of 14.59 crores. On the next day i.e. Friday, the film has recorded a drop of 45.10% and bagged the amount of 8.01 crores. With this, its 2 days total domestic collection has become 22.60 crores nett.