Going by the box office collection of Ek Villain, audiences seem to have accepted Sidharth Malhotra and Riteish Deshmukh, who generally play the good guys on the big screen, as the baddies. The movie has minted over Rs 77 crores in the first week. (Also Read: Salman Khan's Gift for Sidharth Malhotra on Success of Ek Villain)
Balaji Motion Pictures' latest offering hit the screens on June 27. It is director Mohit Suri's first film outside his home banner Vishesh Films and he most certainly won't be be disappointed with the movie's business.
"#EkVillain Wknd 50.70 cr, Mon 8.10 cr, Tue 6.80 cr, Wed 6.40 cr, Thu 5.20 cr. Total: (Rs.) 77.20 cr nett. 2nd HIGHEST Week 1 of 2014. SUPERB!" tweeted trade analyst Taran Adarsh.
The romantic-thriller also stars Shraddha Kapoor.