The latest Amitabh Bachchan-Deepika Paudukone starrer, "Piku", is continuing its success run at the box office despite the release of Kanagana Ranaut–R Madhavan's "Tanu Weds Manu Returns".
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted that on its 15th day (Friday) at the box office, "Piku" had collected ₹1.35 crore, binging the total collection of the film to ₹66.57 crore in India.
According to the reports, the movie had registered 25 percent theatre occupancy on Friday and industry is now waiting to see how the film does in its third weekend. Meanwhile, the trade analayst expects the film to cross the ₹70 crore mark in India by Sunday.
#Piku [Week 3] is UNSTOPPABLE. Fri 1.35 cr. Grand total: ₹ 66.57 cr. India biz. Should cross ₹ 70 cr by Sun. SUPER HIT!
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 23, 2015
Meanwhile, "Piku" worldwide gross had crossed the ₹100 crore mark by its 13th day at the box office. This is the third film in 2015 to touch the mark, after Akshay Kumar's "Gabbar Is Back" and "Baby".
Directed by Shoojt Sircar, "Piku" is rated as a clean family entertainer and is appreciated for his dialogues and excellent script. The film also features Irrfan Khan, Moushmi Chatterjee, and Jisshu Sengupta in pivotal roles.