Director Indra Kumar's adult comedy film Grand Masti has made a grand debut on Friday the 13th, which is considered unlucky or inauspicious. The Vivek Oberoi, Ritesh Deshmukh and Aftab Shivdasani starrer has done an excellent business at the Indian Box Office in the first weekend. It has topped domestic collection chart, beating two other new releases - John Day and Horror Story.
With its promos which soared up the viewers' curiosity to the sky high, Grand Masti opened to a thunderous response with its occupancy ranging between 60% to 70%+ in the morning and noon shows on Friday. Some screens were packed to capacity at several centres. The movie showed escalation in its business in the later shows. With this, the film became the fourth biggest opener of 2013 after Chennai Express, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and Race 2.
With its business growing considerably, Grand Masti has collected approximately Rs 40 crores nett at the Indian Box Office in the first weekend. Its breakup is Rs 12.50 cr on Fri, Rs 13.50 cr on Sat and Rs 14 cr on Sun. With the huge success of this adult comedy, it has become clear that the genre is getting more and more popular. This film has beaten the record of previous biggest opener, an adult comedy Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum, which had raked Rs 21.5 crores nett in India in the first weekend.