Karthikeya 2 box office collection: Nikhil Siddhartha-star faces Laal Singh Chaddha, Raksha Bandhan

Saturday, the mythological drama of Nikhil Siddhartha Karthikeya 2 skipped several of its opening day collection by a mere Rs 7 lakh in the Hindi belt. The Hindi version of the film has made Rs 11.25 crore till Saturday. The film is the sequel to the critically acclaimed film ‘Karthikeya’ which was published in 2014.

Film analyst Taran Adarsh ​​tweeted on Saturday that the film became the preferred choice over Laal Singh Chaddha and Raksha Bandhan at the Hindi box office.

“#Karthikeya2 #Hindi emerges as top choice for moviegoers…Collects more than #LSC (Laal Singh Chaddha) and #RB (Raksha Bandhan) *yesterday* [Fri]… Mass pockets/single shields are super powerful… Will continue to dominate the weekend… [Week 2] Fri 2.46 cr. Total: ₹8.21 cr. # Indian Affairs. HINDI version,” he wrote.

Directed by Chandoo Mondeti, ‘Karthikeya 2’ stars Nikhil and Anupama Parameswaran in the lead. The film collected Rs 48 crore in total in its first week. The Hindi dubbed version of the film on Thursday collected Rs 1.64 crore, while ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ and “Raksha Bandhan” were only able to collect Rs 1.3 crore and Rs 1 crore respectively.

“Raksha Bandhan” follows the story of Lala Kedarnath who struggles to marry her sisters. It features Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar in the lead. Sahejmeen Kaur, Deepika Khanna, Sadia Khateeb and Smrithi Srikanth portray Akshay Kumar’s sisters in the film.

by Aamir Khan ‘Laal Singh Chaddha‘, on the other hand, is the official remake of the 1994 American film ‘Forrest Gump’. It also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Mona Singh and Naga Chaitanya in prominent roles.

These two films have been the target of boycott calls on social networks.

Meanwhile, Taapsee Pannu-featured ‘Dobaara’ also opened slowly on Friday to a collection of Rs 72 lakh. Dobaaraa is the official remake of the 2018 Spanish film, Mirage.

About Madeline J. Carter

Check Also

PBS LearningMedia Launches New US History Collection

Free digital resources meet new media educators’ need to teach complex history topics For immediate …