Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar’s film Hindi Medium could only get 2.81 crore on the opening day. However, the film earned good money on the first weekend of its release and said to have got 12.56 crore. Producer Dinesh Vijan says,” Hindi medium is a film that proves content driven cinema is the future the growth and love that the film has received is overwhelming."
Producer Bhushan Kumar says,” Despite IPL match and other competitive films, we have managed to gain very good numbers at the box office. The movie has a strong message and hence people are finding the subject of the film very relatable. Hope the film reaches to more and more people.”
The second release of this week, Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor’s Half Girlfriend, based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel collected 10.56 crore on the first day. The film did good business on Saturday-Sunday and earned 30.04 crore approximately.