Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu starrer 'Badla' ahead of 'Captain Marvel' at the box office, crosses 50 crore mark

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 19, 2019, 08:34 AM(IST)

The official posters of 'Badla'. (via Twitter/@iamsrk) Photograph:( Twitter )

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The film is a remake of 2016 Spanish film `The Invisible Guest`, which was directed by Oriol Paulo.

Filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh's 'Badla' has been doing good business at the box office. Starring Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu, the whodunnit has earned Rs 56.70 crores at the box office in the second weekend of its release.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the latest box office figures on his Twitter handle, also revealing that `Badla` has beaten Brie Larson-starrer `Captain Marvel` in the second weekend with a good margin.

He wrote, "#Badla is unstoppable and unshakable... Collects more than #CaptainMarvel in Weekend 2 [in fact, #Badla leads by a big margin]... Power of solid content... [Week 2] Fri 4.05 cr, Sat 6.60 cr, Sun 8.05 cr. Total: Rs 56.70 cr. India biz. Gross BOC: Rs 66.90 cr."

Declaring the film a "hit", Taran also shared a break-up of the movie`s business week-wise. He wrote, "#Badla biz at a glance... Week 1: Rs 38 cr Weekend 2: Rs 18.70 cr Total: Rs 56.70 cr India biz. HIT."At the box-office, `Badla` is facing tough competition from the Hollywood flick `Captain Marvel`.

'Badla' revolves around a murder mystery, where Taapsee`s character becomes the primary suspect after she is found with her boyfriend`s dead body and money in a locked room. Read the review of 'Badla' here. 

Amitabh plays a successful lawyer, who has to defend and save her by solving the mystery.

This is Big B`s second collaboration with Taapsee after the critically acclaimed `Pink`.

The film is a remake of 2016 Spanish film `The Invisible Guest`, which was directed by Oriol Paulo.The murder mystery has been widely shot in Scotland. It also stars Manav Kaul and Amrita Singh in pivotal roles. The film is produced by Shah Rukh Khan under his banner Red Chillies Entertainment along with Azure Entertainment. 

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