Box Office: Sara Ali Khan-Kartik Aaryan starrer 'Love Aaj Kal' falls flat by the end of first weekend; 'Malang' inches closer to Rs 50 crore mark


Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali's latest release Love Aaj Kal starring Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan raked in over Rs 12 crore in the box office on the very first day. The film is produced by Dinesh Vijan, Imtiaz Ali and presented by Jio Studios, Dinesh Vijan and Reliance Entertainment. It is about two love stories -- one set in Udaipur in the early 1990s and the other in modern day Delhi. It also features Randeep Hooda and debutante Arushi Sharma in key roles.

After witnessing a good opening at the box office, the film fell flat on Saturday and collected Rs 8.01 crore. On Sunday, the film minted Rs 8.10 crore, taking the total box office collection of the film in first weekend to Rs 28.51 crore.

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For the unversed, the first weekend collection of 2009 Love Aaj Kal stood at Rs 27.86 crore, which is just slightly less than the 2020 version.

On the other hand, Mohit Suri's Malang, which hit the theatres on February 7, in inching closer to Rs 50 crore mark. On its second Saturday, the film collected Rs 2.52 crore. The total collection of the film now stand at Rs 44.42 crore. 

Starring Aditya Roy Kapur, Disha Patani, Anil Kapoor and Kunal Kemmu, the film opened big at the box office and continues to maintain its stronghold. From the celebrities to the audience, everyone is appreciating the romance-thriller.

(Source: Twitter)