"ABCD 2" (Any Body Can Dance 2) has become Varun Dhawan's first film to cross the ₹100 crore mark at the domestic box office. "ABCD 2" has hit the century club with its third weekend earnings.
The dance film has become the second film of 2015 to cross ₹100 mark with its net earnings at domestic box office, after Kangana Ranaut and R Madhavan's "Tanu Weds Manu Returns".
After third weekend, the film's has taken the title of second highest grossing Bollywood film with ₹101.91 crore box office income.
"#ABCD2 crosses ₹ 100 cr on Day 17 [Week 3] Fri 1.01 cr, Sat 1.63 cr, Sun 2.23 cr. Total: ₹ 101.91 cr. 2nd highest grosser of 2015 [so far]," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
"#ABCD2 is now the SECOND HIGHEST grosser of 2015 so far [India biz], after #TanuWedsManuReturns, which has crossed ₹ 150 cr net."
"#ABCD2 is the 8th ₹ 100 cr grosser for Disney India: #RowdyRathore, #Barfi, #ChennaiExpress, #YJHD, #2States, #Kick, #PK and now #ABCD2," he added.
With "ABCD 2", Varun has entered the ₹100 crore club. His "Students of The Year" co-stars Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra entered the century club last year with "2 States" and "Ek Villain", respectively.
Even director Remo D'Souza entered the century club with "ABCD 2". However, "ABCD 2" is Shraddha Kapoor's second film after "Ek Villain" that has hit the century mark in India.
Meanwhile, Arshad Warsi and Amit Sadh starrer "Guddu Rangeela" had a good opening weekend. The film had a poor start in India with only ₹1.51 crore income, but the business went up by 30% on Saturday. On Sunday, the business increased further and the film raked in ₹2.35 crore.
"#GudduRangeela Fri 1.51 cr, Sat 1.96 cr, Sun 2.35 cr. Total: ₹ 5.82 cr. India biz," box office analyst Adarsh added.