After seeing two successful weeks, Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Bala remained steady on its third Friday and finally crossed the Rs 100 crore mark. The film that continues to attract enough footfalls at multiplexes collected Rs 1.35 crore yesterday making the total collection of 15 days stand at Rs 100.15 crore at the domestic box office.
The film witnessed overwhelming response in its week and collected Rs 72.24 crore. The film registered good numbers in its second weekend but started seeing a consistent fall in its second week. The film saw a collection of Rs 8.01 crore on its second Sunday but it drastically fell to Rs 2.25 crore on Monday. The film collected Rs 2.05 crore on Tuesday, Rs 1.96 crore on Wednesday and Rs 1.80 crore on Thursday.
Released on 8 November, Bala has been setting new records for Ayushmann. It has already become the biggest opening film of Ayushmann’s career beating Dream Girl by a slight margin. It has also left behind Dream Girl in bringing highest numbers on first Monday.
Film trade analyst and critic Taran Adarsh took to his social media account to share the business figures of Bala and wrote, “#Bala is 💯 Not Out… Continues to attract ample footfalls at multiplexes… [Week 3] Fri 1.35 cr. Total: ₹ 100.15 cr. #India biz.”
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 23, 2019
Talking about the overwhelming response received by the film, Ayushmann said, “With Bala, we are sending out some really strong and powerful social messages in the most entertaining manner possible and I’m delighted that the film has instantly connected with audiences on day one.”
He called the script of Bala one of “my most precious scripts to date”, adding: “I’m really happy with the love and adulation that our film is getting”.
Bala is a satirical comedy that deals with the subject of premature balding and the societal pressure that comes with it. The film stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Bhumi Pednekar and Yami Gautam in the lead roles. Javed Jaffrey, Seema Pahwa and Saurabh Shukla appear in supporting roles.
The film is directed by Amar Kaushik and produced by Dinesh Vijan.
Check out the trailer of the film below: