Why Arjun Kapoor & Disha Patani are overjoyed when Ek Villain Returns proved dud at box office?
Ek Villain Returns is looking to make a lifetime collection of Rs 31 crore despite solo release at the box office on July 29.
The box office trend of Arjun Kapoor , John Abraham , Tara Sutaria , and Disha Patani starrer Ek Villain Returns is poor. Although the movie managed to pull the audience to the theaters on its opening weekend, it couldn't pass the weekday test. The footfall dropped further on Thursday, making things difficult with new films Laal Singh Chaddha and Raksha Bandhan releasing in the coming week. Considering the wide release and theatrical collection of Rs 30 crore, the film is a flop at the box office. However, Arjun and Disha are happy with the response they got for their film, we wonder why. Maybe they were not even expecting this much earnings.
Arjun recently called Ek Villain Returns the fifth biggest opener of his career. He finds it extremely validating considering the industry is trying to bounce back post-pandemic. “I have consistently tried to do films that connect to the youth and the masses and it feels great to see them enjoy 'Ek Villain Returns'," he was quoted as saying. On the other hand, Disha is overjoyed about receiving love from the audience. She finds their response surreal, especially that of youth who are loving the movie. “I have been going through your messages all this while and have nothing but a broad smile on my face reading them. It's a feeling of immense fulfillment and I hope you continue to shower your love on us," she had said.
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Ek Villain Returns, the standalone sequel of Mohit Suri’s 2014 film of the same name, is reportedly made on the budget of Rs 72 crore. With non-theatrical rights, the makers may reach solvency, despite that the film is a dud. Directed by Mohit Suri and produced by Balaji Telefilms and T-Series, the action thriller was released on July 29.