2 States , starring Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, is in its second week and it has raked in about Rs 70 crore at the domestic box office. Close on its heels is Revolver Rani, which came out this weekend.
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According to sources, 2 States, which released April 18, has earned Rs 69.83 crore net in the country.
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"2 States is still leading. Among the new releases, Revolver Rani is doing the best. It has minted approximately Rs 3.25 crore in two days. Kaanchi has collected about Rs 1.25 crore and Samrat & Co. must have earned not more than Rs 50 lakh," Rajesh Thadani of Multimedia Combines told IANS.
Revolver Rani, starring Kangana Ranaut, has done relatively better than the other two films that released on April 25. The movie's performance at the box-office is not as good as Kangana's previous film "Queen".
"The buzz wasn't that great. Even the songs are not good and promotions didn't create much hype," said Thadani.
Tagged as a "complete B-grade entertainment" by its producer Tigmanshu Dhulia, the film presents Kangana shooting guns and acting more like a male hero.
While Samrat & Co. shows Rajeev Khandelwal as an investigator in the detective movie, women empowerment-based Kaanchi has been directed by Subhash Ghai after six years.