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'Chhichhore' box office collection day 4: Sushant-Shraddha film beats 'Saaho', collects Rs 44 crore

'Chhichhore' and 'Saaho' Photograph:( Twitter )

WION Web Team New Delhi Sep 11, 2019, 10.53 AM (IST)

It’s a win-lose situation for Shraddha Kapoor as both her films, ‘Chhichhore’ and ‘Saaho’ fight for space at the box office with one obviously emerging victorious over the other. While ‘Saaho’ maintained a good standing the box office, having released in different languages, her film ‘Chhichhore’ is now reported to do better than the action film. 

'Chhichhore', starring Sushant Singh Rajput and Shraddha Kapoor, directed by Nitesh Tiwari of ‘Dangal’ fame, has now been declared a hit as it remained steady on Monday and is now nearing the Rs 50 crore mark in less than a week of its release. The film collected around Rs 8.10 crore nett on Monday which is more than its opening day collections of Rs 7.32 crore. 

The film showed immense growth during the weekend amid positive word of mouth. It collected Rs 12.25 crore and Rs 16.41 crore on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. It now stands at a total of around Rs 44 crore.

 Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the box office collections of the film on Twitter. He wrote, “Chhichhore is rocking... Day 4 [Mon] is 10.66% higher than Day 1 [Fri], despite *lower ticket rates* on weekdays... A rarity in today’s times... Biz at major centers/multiplexes is fantastic... Fri 7.32 cr, Sat 12.25 cr, Sun 16.41 cr, Mon 8.10 cr. Total: Rs 44.08 cr. India biz.” 

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 Taran also tweeted the film’s response in the international market and wrote, “#Chhichhore has opened well in the international arena... Opening weekend: $ 1.450 mn [₹ 10.39 cr]... Key markets...#USA + #Canada: $ 615k#UAE + #GCC: $ 520k#UK: $ 128k#Australia: $ 60k Rest of World: $ 127k.”

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The film came a week after ‘Saaho’ that starrer Shraddha with South star Prabhas of the fame ‘Baahubali’. A lot was expected from the film as it was the first film after ‘Baahubali’ for Prabhas which are the best Indian films in terms of total collections till date. The film is steady at the box office but it has not been able to recover all the money as it was made on a budget of Rs 350 crore and plus. 

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Taran wrote that 'Saaho' had an excellent start to his film owing to his popularity but as the week progressed, the film's numbers have been falling rapidly. Read the tweet here: 

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Story highlights

'Chhichhore', starring Sushant Singh Rajput and Shraddha Kapoor, directed by Nitesh Tiwari of ‘Dangal’ fame, has now been declared a hit as it remained steady on Monday and is now nearing the Rs 50 crore mark in less than a week of its release.