Naam Shabana, starring Taapsee Pannu, remained steady at the domestic box office on its eighth day. The film is moving at a snail's pace at the box office but is still consistently bringing in the numbers.
On its eighth day, Naam Shabana collected about Rs 1.5 crore at the Indian box office.
After a slow start on Friday, March 31, Naam Shabana gradually drew the audience to the theatres, owing to the positive word-of-mouth publicity. Akshay Kumar's presence also boosted the film's overall collection.
By the end of first week, Naam Shabana collected Rs 27.18 crore net at the domestic market. "#NaamShabana Fri 5.12 cr, Sat 6.37 cr, Sun 7.27 cr, Mon 2.54 cr, Tue 2.50 cr, Wed 1.80 cr, Thu 1.58 cr. Total: ₹ 27.18 cr. India biz," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
The total eight-day collection of Naam Shabana stands at Rs 28.68 crore net (approximately). The spy-thriller is expected to enjoy a good run and attain a decent figure at the domestic market in the upcoming weekend since no big ticket films were released in theatres this Friday.
Directed by Shivam Nair, Naam Shabana is the spin-off on Akshay's Baby, which also starred Taapsee and Anupam Kher. It is said to be the first spin-off in Indian cinema. Manoj Bajpayee, Anupam and South Indian star Prithviraj Sukumaran play key roles, while Akshay has an extended cameo in the film.