Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, which features Imran Khan, Katrina Kaif and Ali Zafar in the leads, has beaten Bodyguard at the weekend Box Office. The Bollywood film has topped the collection chart with its earning of Rs 25.75 crore in its first weekend, while Salman starrer landed in the second place by grossing Rs 14 crore in its second weekend (September 9-11).
Mere Brother Ki Dulhan has attracted negative reviews from film critics for its dragging, but those reviews do not seem to have affected its collection in a big way. The movie opened with a collection of Rs 7.50 crore on Friday and it picked up well on Saturday and Sunday by raking in Rs 8.75 crores and Rs 9.50 crore at the Box Office, respectively.
Imran-Katrina starrer has been made with a budget of Rs 32 crores and the bosses of the movie have already earned its investments along with a huge amount profits. According to the reports, the music rights of Mere Brother Ki Dulhan have fetched nearly Rs 5 crores and its satellite rights would earn almost Rs 15 crore. The earning of the movie has almost gone beyond Rs 45 crores in first three days.
However, the movie Bodyguard, which had earned Rs 112 crores in the first week (9 days), has continued its successful run in the collection centres, in second week too. Salman-Kareena starrer managed to rake in Rs 14 crore in three days in its second weekend (September 9-11), adding to its net collection of Rs 126 crores.