‘Chhichhore’ Grosses 133 Cr, Becomes Sushant’s Highest Earner

The college comedy has entered the 100 crore club.

Published27 Sep 2019, 11:24 AM IST
Bollywood
1 min read

Nitesh Tiwari’s Chhichhore has beated MS Dhoni: The Untold Story to become Sushant Singh Rajput’s highest earner at the box office to date. Chhichhore, which also stars Shraddha Kapoor, has been a steady earner since its release on 6 September. The college comedy has collected Rs 133.53 crore at the box office in three weeks.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the news on Twitter, writing, “#Chhichhore continues to surprise... Emerges #SushantSinghRajput's highest grossing film [crosses *lifetime biz* of #MSD]... [Week 3] Fri 3.09 cr, Sat 5.70 cr, Sun 7.14 cr, Mon 2.25 cr, Tue 2.10 cr, Wed 2.03 cr, Thu 1.92 cr. Total: ₹ 133.53 cr. #India biz.”

Taran also called the film a superhit, listing it’s various milestones. “ #Chhichhore biz at a glance... Week 1: ₹ 68.83 cr Week 2: ₹ 40.47 cr Week 3: ₹ 24.23 cr Total: ₹ 133.53 cr #India biz. SUPER-HIT. #Chhichhore benchmarks... Crossed ₹ 50 cr: Day 5 ₹ 75 cr: Day 9 ₹ 100 cr: Day 12 ₹ 125 cr: Day 17 #India biz,” he tweeted.

Last week, Taran had shared that Chhichhore had crossed Rs 100 crore, writing, “#Chhichhore is Not Out... Solid trending - despite a strong opponent - increases its chances of sustaining at the BO till the biggies arrive [2 Oct]... [Week 2] Fri 5.34 cr, Sat 9.42 cr, Sun 10.47 cr, Mon 4.02 cr, Tue 4.11 cr. Total: ₹ 102.19 cr. #India biz”

Co-produced by Fox Star Studios and Nadiadwala Grandsons Entertainment, Chhichhore’s ensemble cast also includes Varun Sharma, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Naveen Polishetty, Prateik Babbar, Tushar Pandey and Saharsh Kumar Shukla.

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