Ex-flames Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone starrer, "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" beat the second weekend collections of Salman Khan's romantic action thriller, "Ek Tha Tiger" at the domestic box office.
Ayan Mukerji directorial, "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" minted approximately ₹28.75 crore, pushing it to the second position in terms of the second weekend collections, only next to Aamir Khan's "3 Idiots" which raked in around ₹33 crore in week 2. "Ek Tha Tiger" had collected approximately ₹20.74crore in the second weekend of its release.
At the end of second week, the grand total of "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" stands at ₹136.36 crore.
The business of "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" dropped during the course of the second week but witnessed a hike in the weekend. While the movie earned ₹7 crore on Friday, an upward inclination in the collection was observed on Saturday and Sunday, collecting ₹11.50 crore on Sunday alone.
"#YJHD collected ₹28.75 cr nett in its Weekend 2. Grand total: ₹136.36 cr nett. Weekend 2:- Fri 7 cr, Sat 10.25 cr, Sun 11.50 cr," Trade Analyst and Film Critic Taran Adarsh tweeted.
The romantic flick, which reunites Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone first time post their break-up, continues to fetch good response from the audience, especially in circuits including Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore and South India.
Taking into consideration the collection of the movie, Taran Adarsh opined that "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani", which hit the screens on 31 May, might cross ₹150 crore by the end of second week of its release.
"Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani", which also features Aditya Roy Kapoor and Kalki Kochelin in the lead roles, did excellent business in international markets as well. The movie raked in ₹9.63 crore at the overseas markets during the second week.
In the UK markets alone, "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" collected approximately ₹3.49 crores during the opening weekend. The second week collections (till Saturday) soared up, fetching around ₹6.45 crore.