Mohit Suri’s Half Girlfriend, based on Chetan Bhagat’s novel of same name released along with Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar starrer Hindi Medium. Half Girlfriend has got 2500 screens while Hindi Medium has got 1126 screens in India. Inspite of not getting good reviews, Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor’s film managed to earn Rs 10.27 crore while Hindi Medium has collected Rs 2.81 core.
According to makers of Hindi Medium the film was made on a budget of Rs 22cr (COP Rs 14cr + PnA 8cr). The film has earned 15cr from digital, satellite, music and overseas rights. The film needs to earn Rs 7cr from theatrical to break even. On the other hand Half Girlfriend made on a budget of Rs 48 crore.
Last week's releases Sarkar 3 and Meri Pyaari Bindu have also done similar collection this week. Sarkar 3 has collected Rs 9.53 crores and Meri Pyaari Bindu has collected Rs 9.20 crores so far. Baahubali 2 is still unstoppable and has created a new record yesterday with Rs 460 crore collection in India and Rs 1500 crore overall.