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MS Dhoni Biopic Box Office: Beats Fan and Housefull 3 in opening weekend!

Himesh Mankad | Updated on: 3 October 2016, 12:44 IST

MS Dhoni: The Untold Story had a phenomenal opening weekend at the Box Office. The film raked in Rs 24.10 crore on Sunday, taking the weekend total to Rs 66 crore.

The film starring Sushant Singh Rajput fared well across the country, especially at Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Delhi and East Punjab. The trend after the opening day so far has been very encouraging with a good hold on Saturday followed by a reasonable jump in collections on Sunday.

Day Wise Box Office:

  • Friday: Rs 21.30 crore
  • Saturday: Rs 20.60 crore (4.7% drop)
  • Sunday: Rs 24.10 crore (13.41% growth)
  • Total: Rs 66 crore

The word of mouth surrounding the film is positive till now, however the hold in collections on Monday will give an idea about where the film is heading. The movie has recorded the second biggest opening weekend for the year surpassing the likes of Fan and Housefull 3.

Weekend Collections:

  • Sultan: Rs 107 crore
  • MS Dhoni: Rs 66 crore
  • Housefull 3: Rs 53.31 crore
  • Fan: Rs 52.35 crore

The movie is directed by Neeraj Pandey and also stars Disha Patani and Kiara Advani in lead roles.

First published: 3 October 2016, 12:44 IST
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Himesh Mankad is an entertainment journalist who has a B.Com degree from Narsee Monjee College, Mumbai. He prefers covering Bollywood and loves good stories and music. When not watching movies, he can be found on a cricket field strutting his stuff.