Nitin Kakkar's National Award-winning film Filmistaan has no big names, but showed a major growth by earning over Rs 1 crore on the second day of its release, while action titan Akshay Kumar's Holiday maintained its opening day box office figure which was over Rs 12 crore. (Also Read: Holiday Review)
Filmistaan that explores India-Pakistan relationship with comic elements didn't get an overwhelming opening, but on the second day the business doubled. (Also Read: Filmistaan Review)
"Filmistaan Fri 51 lacs (lakh), Sat 1.04 cr (crore). Total:(Rs.) 1.55 cr nett. India biz (business). Biz doubles up on Day 2. Excellent," trade analyst Taran Adarsh posted on Twitter.
The movie featuring Sharib Hashmi and Inaamulhaq has also been supported by celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan and Vidhu Vinod Chopra.
A R Murugadoss' second Hindi film Holiday also released on June 6 and the actioner has been labelled as a "lovely entertainer" by trade analyst Komal Nahta.
Adarsh tweeted: "Holiday Fri 12.18 cr, Sat 12.30 cr. Total: (Rs.) 24.48 cr nett. India biz."
The film also stars Sonakshi Sinha and Govinda.