Race 2 has collected Rs 66 crores in it’s first week, and has a good chance of crossing the 100 crore mark at the domestic box office. The film had a good 3 day weekend, followed by sharp drops during the weekdays.
Although 8 films have released in theatres today, Race 2 remains the first choice for moviegoers. It remains to be seen if the film can pick up and do well in it’s second weekend.
Race 2 Box Office Collections
- Friday – 14.25 crore
- Saturday – 17.5 crore (22% growth)
- Sunday – 14.5 crore (17% drop)
- 1st Weekend Total – 46.25 crore
- Monday – 6 crore
- Tuesday – 5.25 crore
- Wednesday – 4.5 crore
- Thursday – 4 crore
- Week 1 Total Collections – 66 crores
Once again, the first week collections is a record for the entire starcast. Cocktail (Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone) collected Rs 54.25 crores in Week 1, while Housefull 2 (John Abraham, Jacqueline Fernandes) collected Rs 62.5 crores. The film will also be the highest grosser for both Saif (Cocktail) and Deepika (Om Shanti Om).
Having said that, Race 2 had the third widest release for a Bollywood film after Ek Tha Tiger and Dabangg 2. The film released on 3200 screens in India.
For those interested in knowing the official figures from the distributors - Friday 15.12 cr, Saturday 20.72 cr, Sunday 15.51 cr. Weekend - 51.35 cr. Monday 7.5 cr, Tuesday 6.5, Wednesday 5.75 cr, Thursday 5 cr. Week 1 Total – 76.10 crores.