Kartik Aaryan's Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 stops short of the 100 cr mark on second Friday, Ayushmann Khurrana's Anek fails to compete

    Kartik Aaryan's Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 stops short of the 100 cr mark on second Friday, Ayushmann Khurrana's Anek fails to compete

    The Day 8 numbers for Kartik Aaryan starrer Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 are in. The opening day report card for Anek looks bleak.

    Kartik Aaryan's Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 stops short of the 100 cr mark on second Friday, Ayushmann Khurrana's Anek fails to compete

    Beating several big stars this year Kartik Aaryan has emegrged the saviour for Bollywood with his latest outing Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2. The actor who with the movie delivered the highest opening day for a Hindi film this year and of his career, Kartik’s project is now all set to cross the Rs. 100 crore mark at the domestic box office this weekend.

    On Day 7, Friday, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 apparently earned upwards of Rs. 6 crores stopping the century for the film short of Rs. 1.5 crores approximately. The total for the film currently stands at Rs. 98. 57 crore and it will certainly hit the golden 100 crore number on Saturday. The numbers witnessed a slight drop on Friday after good Thursday business for the film.

    The movie also starring Kiara Advani and Tabu, will the second 100 crore grosser for Kartik Aaryan after Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety in 2018 and be Bollywood’s this film to cross the mark this year behind Gangubai Kathiawadi and The Kashmir Files.

    This Friday, Ayushmann Khurrana’s Anek also arrived in cinemas to give Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 competition but failed to challenge the film’s box office supremacy. The political thriller has manged to earn just Rs. 1.75 crores nett. domestically according to Box Office India despite having opened across 1200 screens.

    Anek directed by Anubhav Sinha focuses on the North East and follows a political insurgency in these states while Ayushmann plays an undercover agent in the movie. The report further claims that despite a dull morning, Anek witnessed some footfalls in cinemas in the evening shows but despite this the future looks bleak for the project at the moment.

    Several films from Bollywood in the past few months have failed to entice the audience enough to rush to cinema halls and it has become a huge cause of concern for the film industry.

    Updated: May 28, 2022 12:36 PM IST