Irrfan Khan's "Talvar" has refused to slow down at the domestic box office, despite the release of "Jazbaa". The second Saturday business of the film is in the same range as the first Saturday.
"Talvar" minted Rs 2.75 crore on the first Saturday and on the second Saturday it minted Rs 2.70 crore.
Meghna Gulzar's directorial film "Talvar" is among the rare movies that perform consistently at the box office. From Monday to second Friday, the film minted in the range of Rs 1.6 to Rs 1.5 crore.
The nine-day box office collection of "Talvar" now stands at Rs 19.75 crore.
" #Talvar biz almost doubles on Sat, despite a plethora of new films. [Week 2] Fri 1.50 cr, Sat 2.70 cr. Total: ₹ 19.75 cr. India biz. SUPER!" trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
The investigative thriller, which is based on the 2008 Aarushi Talwar murder case, features Irrfan, Konkona Sen Sharma and Neeraj Kabi in the lead roles.
On the other hand, Akshay Kumar's "Singh Is Bliing" (Singh Is Bling) box office collection has slowed down at the domestic box office. The film minted approximately Rs 4 crore from the first two days of the second week.
The nine-day box office collection of the film now stands Rs 81.6 crore at the box office. "Singh Is Bliing" (Singh Is Bling) has become the eighth highest grosser Bollywood film of 2015.
"Singh Is Bliing" (Singh Is Bling) has shattered the lifetime box office collection record of Deepika Padukone's "Piku". Deepika's film minted Rs 79 crore from the domestic box office.
"Singh Is Bliing" will also beat the lifetime box office record of Akshay's previous release "Brothers", by its second weekend.
Directed by Prabhudeva, the film features an ensemble cast, including Akshay, Amy Jackson, Kay Kay Menon, Lara Datta, Pradeep Rawat, Anil Mange, Rati Agnihotri, Yograj Singh and Kunal Kapoor among others.