Kalank Box Office Collection Day 1: Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan’s Film Earns Rs 21.60 crore
Kalank Day 1 Box Office Collection: Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan starrer Secures The Highest Opening Of 2019
Despite getting leaked on its opening day by pirated website, Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt starrer seem to have emerged as the highest grosser film of 2019. Yes, on its first day, Kalan has managed to make a collection of Rs 21 crore on the first day (April 17).
According to Box Office India, Kalank has earned Rs 21 crore on its opening day but the exact amount is yet to finalised. However, trade analysts have been speculating that Karan Johar’s magnum-opus will mint in between Rs 21-22 crore making it highest opening of this year.
It is to be noted that Abhishek Varman’s directorial was made on a budget of almost Rs 80 crore has managed to beat Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt’s Judwaa and Gully Boy at the box office race.
“The film may have got a good opening day number but there seems little for the youth and mass… The real value of this initial will only be known in a few days through the Mahavir Jayanti holiday tends to give a 25 per cent boost but no big film has released on this day in recent past,” stated Box Office India.
Apart from Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt, the film also features Sonakshi Sinha, Aditya Roy Kapur, Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt in pivotal roles. Bollywood films often release on Friday in India, but the makers released Kalank on Wednesday as they wanted to make the most out of the extended weekend and with no competition in sight, it looks like the film will have a splendid time at the box office.
Taking to Twitter, Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared that the film is the biggest opener of Alia and Varun. “Top *Opening Day* biz – 2019…1. #Kalank ₹ 21.60 cr [Wed] 2. #Kesari ₹ 21.06 cr [Thu] 3. #GullyBoy ₹ 19.40 cr [Thu] 4. #TotalDhamaal ₹ 16.50 cr Note: Hindi films. ₹ 10 cr+ openers included in the list. India biz. #Kalank is the biggest opener of Varun and Alia to date,” he tweeted.
Top *Opening Day* biz – 2019…
1. #Kalank ₹ 21.60 cr [Wed]
2. #Kesari ₹ 21.06 cr [Thu]
3. #GullyBoy ₹ 19.40 cr [Thu]
4. #TotalDhamaal ₹ 16.50 cr
Note: Hindi films. ₹ 10 cr+ openers included in the list.
India biz.#Kalank is the biggest opener of Varun and Alia to date.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 18, 2019