Slow and steady may win this box office race. Actors Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar's recently released film Dum Laga Ke Haisha, which opened to great reviews, has collected nearly Rs 3 crore in two days.
The film may have had a small start at Rs 1.11 crore on the first day, but the collection doubled on the second day at Rs 2.09 crore. (Movie Review: Dum Laga Ke Haisha)
Trade analyst and film critic Taran Adarsh tweeted:
#DumLagaKeHaisha biz doubles on Day 2. Tremendous appreciation translates into BO numbers. Fri 1.11 cr, Sat 2.09 cr. Total: 3.20 cr.? taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 1, 2015
Dum Laga Ke Haisha has received positive reviews from critics and the industry insiders. Actors like, Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, Riteish Deshmukh, among others have praised the film, its concept and the lead actors.
Dum Laga ke haisha....what an endearing & honestly made film. Congrats Maneesh & Sharad. Loved the parts I saw, hav to see the full film!!? Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) February 27, 2015
Relive the 90's music and feel and enjoy superb performances by every actor in dum lagake haisha.superb direction, art,cinematography,music? MEERA (@AnushkaSharma) February 27, 2015
The film, which is set in 1994, is the love story of a mismatched couple Prem (played by Ayushmann) and Sandhya (played by Bhumi). The film is directed by Sharat Katariya and it also stars Sanjay Mishra, Alka Amin, Sheeba Chaddha and Seema Pahwa.