Box Office: Hrithik Roshan-Tiger Shroff starrer ‘War’ continues to wreak havoc; Priyanka Chopra Jonas-Farhan Akhtar starrer ‘The Sky Is Pink’ has a lukewarm start

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Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff starrer War is a blockbuster and it has held up extremely well on its second Friday by collecting Rs 7.60 crore nett on a normal working day and at reduced ticket rates (Hindi - 7.10 Cr and Tamil & Telugu - 0.50 Cr)! )! The total collections now stand at an incredible Rs 245.95 crore nett after 10 days.

Produced by YRF, War is receiving unanimous love and appreciation from critics and audiences alike for delivering a never seen before action spectacle and a superb story with twists and turns that keeps audiences at the edge of their seats till the end. On its opening day, YRF’s War made history as it collected Rs 53.35 crore nett - the biggest ever opening for a Hindi film! Yesterday, it also registered the highest-grossing 1st week of all time in the history of Hindi films in India and Worldwide by crossing Rs 350 crore GBOC. War also stars Vaani Kapoor and is directed by Siddharth Anand and produced by Yash Raj Films. 

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On the other hand, Priyanka Chopra Jonas’ and Farhan Akhtar’s The Sky Is Pink opened to a slow start at the box office. The film has received rave reviews from the critics and even received a 15-minute standing ovation at Toronto International Film Festival but that has not percolated down to ticket sales in India. According to a trade website, the film had a poor opening on Day with collections of Rs 2.50 crore nett. Apparently, the first day collections of the film are far lower than Jai Gangaaja which was Priyanka's last Bollywood film in 2016 but is much better than the last few releases of Farhan.

However, the film holds is expected to grow in the coming days as it is a wider release and the weekend looks promising. The Sky Is Pink is directed by Shonali Bose and also stars Zaira Wasim and Rohit Saraf. It is based on the life of motivational speaker and author Aisha Chaudhary who was diagnosed with severe immune-deficiency disorder at birth.

(Source: Twitter/BoxOffice India)

 

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