‘Article 15’ Box Office: Ayushmann Starrer Crosses Rs 50 Crore
Ayushmann Khurrana in <i>Article 15</i>
Ayushmann Khurrana in Article 15(Photo Courtesy: YouTube screengrab)

‘Article 15’ Box Office: Ayushmann Starrer Crosses Rs 50 Crore

Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer Article 15 continues to do steady business at the box office despite competition from Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh and Hollywood releases. The film crossed the Rs 50 crore mark on Thursday 11 July, earning a total of Rs 50.83 crore after it’s second week at the box office. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the news on Twitter, writing, “#Article15 crosses ₹ 50 cr mark... [Week 2] Fri 2.65 cr, Sat 4 cr, Sun 5.35 cr, Mon 2.02 cr, Tue 1.25 cr, Wed 1.35 cr [better than Tue]. Total: ₹ 50.83 cr. India biz.”

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The film earned Rs 20.04 crore at the box office on its opening weekend. According to Taran, it saw “ample growth on day 2 and 3”, earning Rs 7.25 crore on its second day and Rs 7.77 crore on its third.

As far as Ayushmann’s films go, Article 15 ranks second in opening weekend box office collections. His 2018 film Badhaai Ho remains at the top, having earned Rs 45.70 crore on its first weekend.

The Anubhav Sinha directorial saw a jump in its box-office earnings on day 2 of release. The film made Rs 7.25 core on Saturday bringing its total gross to Rs 12.27 crore. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh wrote on Twitter, “#Article15 jumps on Day 2... Trending very well at urban centres specifically... Should maintain the strong momentum on Day 3, although #INDvENG [#CWC19] cricket match might act as a speed breaker... Fri 5.02 cr, Sat 7.25 cr. Total: ₹ 12.27 cr. India biz.”

Earlier, the investigative drama had a decent opening and earned Rs 5.02 crore on Friday. Article 15 has received rave reviews from critics.

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Article 15 is Ayushmann’s second highest opening in recent years, right after last year’s hit Badhai Ho, which opened to Rs 7.35 crore. Check out the Day 1 business of Ayushmann’s recent films in Taran Adarsh’s tweet below:

Produced by Zee Studios and Benaras Media Works, Article 15 released on 28 June also stars Manoj Pahwa, Kumud Mishra, Sayani Gupta and Isha Talwar in important roles.

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