Anushka Sharma's "NH10" has turned out to be a big money spinner at the Indian box office, doing well at the ticket counters even on weekdays.
"NH10" was released in a record number of screens in the domestic market on 13 March and opened to good response everywhere. The movie did fantastic collection on its opening day.
It garnered positive reviews from both film critics and movie buffs across the country. The word-of-mouth lifted its box office collections on Saturday and Sunday.
Having done superb collection in its opening weekend, "NH10" witnessed a fall on Monday, being a working day, but its collection was much better than other medium-budget Bollywood movies. Its business dropped further on Tuesday. The Anushka Sharma and Neil Bhoopalam starrer has two more days to conclude its first week in theatres.
"NH10" has collected ₹17.30 crores nett at the Indian box office in five days. Trade experts in B-Town predict that the film will rake in another₹3+ crore in the next two days, to take its total collection past the ₹20-crore mark in the domestic market by the end of the first week of its release.
"NH10", which has been produced by Phantom Films, was made with a medium budget of ₹14 crore. The crime thriller movie has recovered its production costs in just three days and earned a decent amount of profit share in the next two days. Trade analysts predict the film will earn a profit of more than ₹6 crore in its opening week.
In its second week, "NH10" will compete with new movies "Dilliwaali Zaalim Girlfriend", "Dozakh In Search Of Heaven" and "Hunterrr", which are scheduled to be released in theatres on 20 March. Besides snatching away some screens from it, the new releases are likely to dent its box office collections.
Here is the day-wise break-up of the five-day collection of "NH10" provided by Bollywood trade analyst Taran Adarsh: