Sunny Leone's "Ek Paheli Leela" had a decent opening weekend box office collection, but compared to her last outing its low.
The first three days total of "Ek Paheli Leela" is in the same range. The film earned ₹5.30 crore on day one, witnessed a marginal drop on second day but on third day the business picked up slightly.
The opening weekend total of "Ek Paheli Leela" is ₹15.85 crore, which is the fifth highest three days total of this year.
"#EkPaheliLeela Fri 5.30 cr, Sat 5.20 cr, Sun 5.35 cr. Total: ₹ 15.85 cr. India biz," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
With ₹15 crore, "Ek Paheli Leela" stands at fourth position in the opening weekend total list. Akshay Kumar's "Baby" earned ₹36.07 crore and is at the top position, Ranbir Kapoor and Arjun Rampal's "Roy" earned the second highest opening weekend collection (₹28.68 crore), Varun Dhawan's "Badlapur" is at third with ₹23.5 crore and Arjun Kapoor's "Tevar" is at fourth with ₹22.05 crore.
Talking about the occupancy, the film did well at single screens, while multiplexes remained low. But the low occupancy has affected the overall business of the film.
Meanwhile, the lead actor of the film Jay Bhanushali is elated by the response his film is getting. The actor said that its good to see fans clapping and enjoying the film.
"I am really happy that people are enjoying the film...they are clapping and whistling on every dialogue," the actor said at Gaiety Galaxy cinema hall here on Friday, according to IANS.
"I never thought that I will get this kind of release ever," he added.
"My main concern was whether I watch the film or not but audience watch the film. I am happy that theatres have 75 percent occupancy and audiences are loving the film," he said.
Directed and written by Bobby Khan, "Ek Paheli Leela" also features Rajneesh Duggal, Mohit Ahlawat, Rahul Dev, Jas Arora and BJ Andy in pivotal roles.