Batla House Box Offcice Collection: John Abraham’s Batla House, which was launched on August 15 (Thursday), has won around Rs 11.50-12 crore on Sunday according to estimates. The film, which is based on the infamous Batla House meeting, faces the film Mission Mangal by Akshay Kumar. Batla House has witnessed a good weekend collection at the box office, bringing the total to almost Rs 47 crore, Boxofficeindia reported. The director of Nikkhil Advani is close to crossing the crore mark of Rs 50 at the box office.
Like Mission Mangal, Batla House has received a positive response from both critics and the audience. The 46-year-old actor is overwhelmed with the response his film received. “In my career I have never seen such a great wave of appreciation from the audience and critics unanimously for the film, my performance, the direction of Nikkhil. It has been overwhelming. Through this film, we are part of something really special that cannot be translated manifested by the numbers we are getting for it, “said John.
The film is based on a controversial encounter of a terrorist by the Delhi police on September 19, 2008 in the town of Batla House in Jamia Nagar. John plays the role of ACP Sanjeev Kumar Yadav, who was a key figure in the special cell of the Delhi Police.
Batla House is the second consecutive launch of John Abraham’s Independence Day. Last year, the actor appeared on Satyameva Jayate, which earned Rs. Rs 80.50 million at the national box office. Batla House also presents Mrunal Thakur and Prakash Raj in key roles.
Batla House box office collection Day 1: John Abraham’s movie makes decent opening; earns Rs 14 crore
Atla House Box Office Collection Day 1: John Abraham’s star, Batla House, which was released on August 15 (Thursday), has made Rs 14 million (approx.) On its first day, early estimates suggest. The film, which is based on the infamous encounter of the Batla house, faces the science fiction film Mission Mangal by Akshay Kumar. However, the movie had a decent opening at the box office on Thursday.
Based on the controversial meeting of Batla House in 2008, John Abraham’s movie is looking to take advantage of Independence Day vacations and the following weekend, which could boost his total box office collection to more than 40 million rupees, believe in movie trading experts.
The advanced reservations of director Nikkhil Advani, along with the popularity of John Abraham, could also give Akshay Kumar-Vidya Balan Mission Mangal a tough competition, which was also launched on Thursday.
“Slow and steady, the Batla House reservation is catching up quickly. Expecting a good early sale today and tomorrow,” said film critic and commercial analyst Sumit Kadel. In his review, Kadel said that Batla House is a “stimulating thriller, (which) treats the incident of the royal encounter in an intriguing way, which leaves the audience contemplative and melancholic.” “John has the whole movie on his shoulders, a fantastic performance,” he added.
“Independence Day is a great party and any film that opens during this time has a great leap in the collections. Therefore, with word of mouth as the key factor for the direction of Nikkhil Advani, he is” waiting for the crore collection of Rs 13-15 for Batla House on the day of its launch and the total collection for the Independence Day weekend could be around Rs 35-40 million, “said trade analyst Girish Johar at Indian Express
In addition to John Abraham, Batla House also stars Mrunal Thakur. The gangster terrorist thriller is a “star vehicle of John Abraham,” said Sandeep Unnithan of India Today in his review, adding that “the only reason the actor dominates the film, Thanos-style, is because the film it lacks a memorable cast. ” ”
The film is based on the Batla House meeting, officially known as Operation Batla House, which took place on September 19, 2008 against Mujahideen (IM) Indian terrorists in the town of Batla House in Jamia Nagar, Delhi. During the shooting, two terrorists were killed while two others were arrested. The Delhi police inspector, Mohan Chand Sharma, was martyred during the incident.