Luka Chuppi, featuring Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon, recorded an amazing opening of around Rs 8 crore. This is superior to the opening collections of Kartik’s greatest blockbuster Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, which had collected around Rs 6.42 crore on its first day last year.
Luka Chuppi Box Office Collection Day 1 Crosses Rs 8Cr
The movie is Laxman Utekar’s directorial debut and gotten mixed reviews from the analists. HT gave the film a rating of 2.5. While Luka Chuppi turned into Kartik’s most noteworthy opening film, this is the second most noteworthy opening for Kriti whose 2015 film Dilwale opened at Rs 21 crore.
Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh updated the movies figures of the film, considering it a major astonishment as it opened higher than before blockbusters, such as, Raazi and Badhaai Ho.
He tweeted, “#LukaChuppi has superb Day 1… Springs a big, big surprise… Opens bigger than #Raazi [₹ 7.53 cr], #Stree [₹ 6.83 cr] and #BadhaaiHo [₹ 7.29 cr]… Strong word of mouth should ensure impressive growth on Day 2 and 3… Fri ₹ 8.01 cr. India biz.”
Luka Chuppi is the story of a live-in couple remaining together under the pretense of a marriage. The film is based in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. It additionally boasts of a couple of well known re-made numbers, such as, Poster Lagwa Do, Coca Cola, and Tu Laung Main Elaaichi.
The release of the film likewise conflicted with the arrival of multi-starrer dacoit drama Sonchiriya. The film brags of an enormous star cast including Bhumi Pednekar, Sushant Singh Rajput, Ashutosh Rana, Ranvir Shorey, and Manoj Bajpayee. Prior, film director Akshaye Rathi had anticipated in a HT report that the film will have an edge on Sonchiriya as it appreciates a more extensive release, even as every one of them take into account their own target audiences.
While Luka Chuppi released on in excess of 2100 screens in India and 407 screens abroad, Sonchiriya released on 720 screens in India and 220 screens abroad.
The report likewise expressed that Total Dhamaal which is currently in its second week may likewise affect the movies performance of the new movies. The film is headed to cross the Rs 100 crore mark.