Bala, featuring Ayushmann Khurrana, Bhumi Pednekar, and Yami Gautam keeps on steady in the box office. The film has collected an aggregate of Rs 72.24 crore in its first week, like what his past film Dream Girl had made in seven days.
Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the box office figures on Twitter. He tweeted, “Bala is fantastic… Plexes were super-strong… Collects in same range as Dream Girl [Week 1: Rs 72.20 cr]… Should score at multiplexes in Week 2… Fri 10.15 cr, Sat 15.73 cr, Sun 18.07 cr, Mon 8.26 cr, Tue 9.52 cr, Wed 5.20 cr, Thu 5.31 cr. Total: Rs 72.24 cr. #India biz.
Ayushmann Khurrana film Bala earns Rs 72.24 crore in the first week
Bala is Ayushmann’s third hit of the year 2019. It is also his continuous seventh hit in a range of three years. The film has many firsts to its name as it proceeded to turn into his greatest opener with first-day collections of Rs 10.15 crore. Bala is also the firs Ayushmann’s film to be released in Saudi Arabia.
Directed by Amar Kaushik, Bala is also his back to back hit after his hit 2018 film, Stree. It had collected around Rs 129 crore at the domestic box office.
Bala is a story about a bachelor, played by Ayushmann, who is stressed over his reducing hairline, It features Yami as a community TikTok star named Pari Mishra, fascinated with beauty and Bollywood. Bhumi plays a dark-skinned girl in the film.
Recently, Ayushmann’s better half Tahira had shared a sketch of the Bala poster featuring Ayushmann, made by their son Virajveer. She had posted it on her Instagram Stories with the caption,
“About time you stay more in Mumbai @ayushmannk this is the little one’s recall value of you.”
Bala was defaced by controversies as far back as the release of its trailer. While its release date was changed a few times, its similitude with another film on a similar subject, Ujda Chaman was also addressed.
#Bala is fantastic… Plexes were super-strong… Collects in same range as #DreamGirl [Week 1: ₹ 72.20 cr]… Should score at multiplexes in Week 2… Fri 10.15 cr, Sat 15.73 cr, Sun 18.07 cr, Mon 8.26 cr, Tue 9.52 cr, Wed 5.20 cr, Thu 5.31 cr. Total: ₹ 72.24 cr. #India biz.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 15, 2019