The Arjun Kapoor starrer Ek Villain Returns was released last week on Friday. Directed by Mohit Suri the film which also featured John Abraham, Disha Patani, and Tara Sutaria opened on a decent note with Rs. 7.05 cr coming in at the box office. Following this, the film continued to hold steady at the box office on its second day running, while seeing a slight increase in collections on its third day.
In this box office report, we look at the opening weekend collections of Ek Villain Returns while comparing the same to Arjun Kapoor’s previous releases. Collecting Rs. 23.54 cr Ek Villain Returns has emerged as Arjun’s fifth highest opening weekend grosser. Leading the list of the actor’s highest grossers are Arjun Kapoor’s previous releases like Gunday which collected Rs. 43.93 cr, 2 States which collected Rs. 39.06 cr, Half Girlfriend which collected Rs. 32.04 cr, and Ki & Ka which collected Rs. 25.23 cr. However, the business of Ek Villain Returns does manage to surpass some of the actor’s other releases like Mubarakan which collected Rs. 22.91 cr, Tevar which collected Rs. 22.05 cr, Finding Fanny which collected Rs. 19.9 cr, Panipat which collected Rs. 17.68 cr, and Ishaqzaade which had collected Rs. 15.91 cr.
Currently, Ek Villain Returns continues to run in theatres, with the audience patronizing the film. Interestingly, the Mohit Suri directorial has found more takers in the single screen-dominated mass sectors. Going by the current trend, trade estimates predict that the business of Ek Villain Returns will continue to see growth over the coming weekdays.
Arjun Kapoor’s Top 10 Highest Opening Weekend Grossers at a glance:
Gunday – Rs. 43.93 cr
2 States – Rs. 38.06 cr
Half Girlfriend – Rs. 32.04 cr
Ki & Ka – Rs. 25.23 cr
Ek Villain Returns – Rs. 23.54 cr
Mubarakan – Rs. 22.91 cr
Tevar – Rs. 22.05 cr
Finding Fanny – Rs. 19.9 cr
Panipat – Rs. 17.68 cr
Ishaqzaade – Rs. 15.91 cr