Box Office: ‘Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan’ records healthy first weekend; 'Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship' witnesses decent numbers

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Ayushmann Khurrana's latest film Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan about a gay love story had a much bigger opening day at the domestic box-office than Vicky Kaushal's Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship. While Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan collected Rs 9.55 crore on day one, while Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship managed Rs 5.10 crore.

Now by the end of their first weekend, Ayushmann starrer raked in Rs 12.03 crore on Sunday, taking the total box office collections so far to Rs 32.66. "#ShubhMangalZyadaSaavdhan records healthy weekend... Good growth on Day 2, limited growth on Day 3... Metros dominate, contribute to its earnings... Important to stay strong from Mon to Thu... Fri 9.55 cr, Sat 11.08 cr, Sun 12.03 cr. Total: 32.66 cr. #India biz. #SMZS" trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.

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The film, which released on February 21 in India, stars Ayushmann and debutant Jitendra Kumar in a smalltown setup, and also features the Badhaai Ho pair of Neena Gupta and Gajraj Rao. The film is written and directed by debutant Hitesh Kewalya.

On the other hand, Vicky Kaushal starrer Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship witnessed decent numbers in its first weekend, however, it failed to make the desired noise. It collected Rs 5.74 crore on Sunday and the total collections now stand at Rs 16.36 crore. Taran tweeted, "#Bhoot struggles, doesn’t make the desired noise at ticket window... Witnesses minimal growth on Day 2 and 3... Finds limited patronage at multiplexes... Sustaining well from Mon to Thu is pivotal... Fri 5.10 cr, Sat 5.52 cr, Sun 5.74 cr. Total: 16.36 cr. #India biz."

Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship is directed by Bhanu Pratap Singh. The film features Vicky along with Bhumi Pednekar and Ashutosh Rana. It has been claimed that the film is based on a true accident that took place in Mumbai, and it tells the story of a couple on an abandoned ship on a beach.

(Source: Twitter)

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