"ABCD 2" (Any Body Can Dance 2) has dethroned yet another Akshay Kumar's movie at the domestic box office. Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor's "ABCD 2" has become the second highest grosser of 2015 after beating Akshay's "Baby".
The lifetime box office collection of "Baby" is ₹95.56 crore, while "ABCD 2" collection stands at ₹97.04 crore. After its release, "Baby" remained the highest grosser film of 2015, until "Tanu Weds Manu Returns" came into theaters, and now "ABCD 2" has pushed it down to third position with its two weeks box office collection.
"#ABCD2 [Week 2] Fri 3.71 cr, Sat 5.77 cr, Sun 7.40 cr, Mon 2.41 cr, Tue 2.02 cr, Wed 1.91 cr, Thu 1.79 cr. Total: ₹ 97.04 cr. India biz," box office analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
On the other hand, "ABCD 2" will continue to dominate at the domestic box office in its third week as new releases have opened to dull response. The dance film directed by Remo D'Souza is also nearing the ₹100 crore mark.
The film should achieve that target with its third weekend box office collection. "ABCD 2" will be Varun's first film, while Shraddha's second film to enter the ₹100 crore mark in India.
The sequel of "ABCD: Any Body Can Dance" also features Prabhudeva and Lauren Gottlieb in pivotal roles. "ABCD 2", which minted ₹97.04 crore, has got a thumbs up not only from critics but also from moviegoers.