Trade analyst Taran Adarsh wrote on Twitter:
#ABCD2 records the HIGHEST OPENING WEEKEND of 2015 [so far]. First *Hindi film* to cross 45 cr mark [Fri-Sun] in 2015. India biz.taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 22, 2015
#ABCD2 continues the upward trend on Day 3. Fri 14.30 cr, Sat 14.54 cr, Sun 17.51 cr. Total: 46.35 cr. India biz. FABULOUS!taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 22, 2015
Meanwhile, the Mohit Suri-directed Hamari Adhuri Kahani, starring Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi, has found little love from audiences with the film earning a dismal Rs 30 crores in two weeks.
#HamariAdhuriKahani [Week 2] Fri 87 lacs, Sat 95 lacs, Sun 1.32 cr. Total: 30.26 cr. India biz.taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 22, 2015
Aanand L Rai's romantic comedy Tanu Weds Manu Returns and Zoya Akhtar's Dil Dhadakne Do have continued to keep the Bollywood graph upwardly mobile crossing Rs 145 crores and Rs 70 crores at last count.
TWMReturns [Wk 4] Fri 1.09 cr, Sat 1.75 cr, Sun 2.26 cr, Mon 85 lacs, Tue 85 lacs, Wed 80 lacs, Thu 75 lacs. Grand total: 145.04 cr. ATBBtaran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 19, 2015
#DilDhadakneDo [Week 2] Fri 2.27 cr, Sat 3.53 cr, Sun 4.27 cr, Mon 1.51 cr, Tue 1.45 cr, Wed 1.30 cr, Thu 1.19 cr. Total: 71.62 cr.taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 19, 2015
The box office is now banking on its most profitable star, Salman Khan, to keep the graph soaring with his Bajrangi Bhaijaan which will hit the screens on Eid in July.