The filmy business of this week has split between two much-hyped
movies like D-Day (DD) and Ramaiya Vastavaiya
(RV), which vied hands with each other at the Indian Box
Office in their opening week. The result is, previous week release
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag has cashed in on their fight and landed
at second spot in the domestic chart, while the Prabhu
Deva-directed film and the Daud Ibrahim gangster saga landed in
the first and third spots respectively.
Ramaiya Vastavaiya opened to an average response, but
showed escalation on the following days, taking its first weekend
collection to Rs 15.30 crores nett. On weekdays too, the Shruti
Hassan and Girish Kumar fared better, by collecting Rs 12
crores. The movie has collected Rs 26. 80 crores nett at the Indian
Box Office in the first week. Its breakup is Rs 4.10 cr on Fri, Rs
4.70 cr on Sat, Rs 6.50 cr on Sun, Rs 3 cr on Mon, Rs 3.10 cr on
Tue, Rs 2.85 cr on Wed and Rs 2.55 on Thu.
Whereas D-Day also registered an average occupancy, but
picked up very well on the following days, thereby collecting Rs
13.69 crores nett at the Indian Box Office in its opening weekend.
On the weekdays, it maintained rock-steady, by adding Rs 11.80
crores to its first week domestic total Rs 26 crores nett. Its
breakup is Rs 2.94 cr on Fri, Rs 4.75 cr on Sat, Rs 6 cr on Sun, Rs
3.5 cr on Mon, Rs 3.11 cr on Tue, Rs 2.95 cr on Wed and Rs 2.85 cr