Sarbjit 2nd Weekend Total Box Office Collection
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan-starrer “Sarbjit” had an uninterrupted theatrical run on its second Friday, despite three new releases this week – “Phobia,” “Waiting” and “Veerappan.” The new releases could have affected the box office collection of Aishwarya’s film, but all the three films opened to disastrous response. “Sarbjit” witnessed a normal drop of 37 percent on the second Friday compared to Thursday. The film minted Rs. 1.10 crore on the second Friday, which took its eight days box office collection to Rs. 23.19 crore.
In the opening week, it raked the business of 13.96 crores in weekend that includes 3.69 crores of Friday, 4.56 crores of Saturday and 5.71 crores of Sunday. In weekdays, it did the business of total 8.13 crores that includes 2.37 crores of Monday, 2.10 crores of Tuesday, 1.91 crore of Wednesday and 1.75 crore of Thursday. After a week, total domestic collection of Sarbjit was calculated as 22.09 crores that was not good enough but decent. Now the movie is running in its second week and has passed the weekend with decent performance. On its 2nd Friday, it faced a big dip than Thursday and minted the amount of 1.10 crore.
On Saturday, being weekend it witnessed decent rise in its business graph and scored 1.45 crore as its 9th day collection. On the last day of weekend i.e. Sunday, being holiday Sarbjit added the higher amount of 1.82 crore* to its account and made its 10 days domestic total as 26.46 crores*. “Sarbjit,” which also features Randeep Hooda in the titular role, is all set to edge past the lifetime box office collection of Aishwarya’s last film “Jazbaa.” Directed by Sanjay Gupta, “Jazbaa” minted Rs. 25.23 crore from its box office run and now “Sarbjit” is all set to beat the collection record.
Omung Kumar’s directorial “Sarbjit,” is a biographical drama based on the life of Indian farmer Sarabjit Singh, who was convicted of terrorism by a Pakistani court. The film shows the struggle of Sarabjit, his sister Dalbir Kaur, who fought relentlessly for his release, and his family. Aishwarya plays the role of Dalbir, Randeep portrays the character of Sarabjit, while Richa Chadha plays the role of his wife. The film also features Darshan Kumar in a pivotal role.