"Dum Laga Ke Haisha" second weekend box office collection turned out to be better than opening weekend in India. The romantic comedy starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar has been going strong at the box office due to positive word of mouth.
The film is following the footsteps of Kangana Ranaut's "Queen" released last year. "Queen" collection also grew in its second week due to strong word of mouth.
"Dum Laga Ke Haisha" raked in ₹6.72 crore in its second weekend compared to ₹6.12 crore income in the first three days.
"#DumLagaKeHaisha accomplishes the rare feat of collecting more in Weekend 2 [₹ 6.72 cr] than Weekend 1 [₹ 6.12 cr]. OUTSTANDING," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
"#DumLagaKeHaisha is UNSTOPPABLE. Glorious march continues! Week 2: Fri 1.91 cr, Sat 2.35 cr, Sun 2.46 cr. Grand total: ₹ 17.36 cr."
The low-budget film has fared in ₹17.36 crore in just 10 days of its theatrical run. The film is expected to maintain the same pace at the box office in the coming days.
Meanwhile, Varun Dhawan's crime drama is close to crossing the ₹50 crore mark at the box office. After third weekend, the total of the film stands at ₹48.34 crore.
Although, the collection of "Badlapur" dropped in its third week the film managed to earn ₹2.5 crore in its third weekend.
"@Varun_dvn starrer #Badlapur earns Rs. 2.5cr on 3rd Weekend [Fri: Rs. 0.8cr ; Sat: Rs. 0.8cr ; Sun: 0.9cr] Total collection: Rs. 48.34cr," trade website Bollywood Hungama tweeted.
"Badlapur" has shattered the records of Ranbir Kapoor and Arjun Rampal starrer "Roy" lifetime box office collection total. "Roy" box office income stands at ₹44.52 crore, while "Badlapur" 17 days total stands at ₹48.34 crore.
"Badlapur" has also become the second highest grosser of 2015, after Akshay Kumar's "Baby".
Meanwhile, "Dirty Politics" starring Mallika Sherawat managed to find some audience over the weekend. The film minted over ₹4 crore in its opening weekend at the domestic box office.