Despite garnering mixed reviews from the critics, Golmaal Again has entered into the Rs 200 crore club. After three successful installments of the Golmaal franchise, the makers came up with an unusual horror comedy, which instantly appealed to the masses. Now in its fourth week, the film has finally entered the Rs 200 crore club! It has thus become the first film of 2017 to enter the Rs 200 crore club. Additionally, the film has become the highest collecting Indian Diwali film of all time. It has also grossed Rs 300 crores worldwide.
Trade Analyst, Taran Adarsh, took to Twitter to announce this phenomenal feat achieved by the film. He wrote, “#GolmaalAgain steps into ₹ 200 cr Club today [Sun; Day 24]… [Week 4] Fri 62 lakhs, Sat 1.16 cr. Total: ₹ 199.74 cr. India biz… BLOCKBUSTER! Although, the film faced competition from Aamir Khan-Zaira Wasim starrer Secret Superstar, Golmaal Again which is helmed by director Rohit Shetty succeeded in getting the film ruling the roost at the Box Office. The film is Rohit Shetty’s second movie to gross 200 crores in India. Anyway, take a look at Taran Adarsh’ s tweet below: (ALSO READ: Golmaal Again Box Office Collection Day 22: Rohit Shetty’s Mass Entertainer Rakes In Rs 198. 58 Crores)
Golmaal Again, which features Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade, Kunal Kemmu, Parineeti Chopra and Tabu in pivotal roles didn’t take time to collect Rs 100 crore at the Box Office. Produced in collaboration with Rohit Shetty Films and Manglmurti Films, ticket bookings for Golmaal Again had started a month before its release on October 20. Speaking about the film’s phenomenal success, producer and director Rohit Shetty said, “I am overwhelmed with the response the film has received and thank the worldwide audience for appreciating the film.” On the other hand, Shibasish Sarkar, COO, Reliance Entertainment commented, “It is very rare for a film to create such wonders at the box office. We are thankful to our friend and partner, Rohit for his incredible vision that made this possible.”
Surprisingly Rohit did not want the film to be an out and out comedy. Speaking about it in an interview with a leading news daily before, he said, “We did not want to make it as any other comedy film. It is the costliest film of mine. We had to take this brand a notch higher. Even with ‘Chennai Express’, we added dramatic scenes in the second half.” Meanwhile, it’s interesting to know that with Ittefaq and Qarib Qarib Single ruling the week at the Box Office the film still succeeded in making money and reaching the Rs 200 crore mark. The film’s hilarious and unique horror comedy script seemed to have work with the masses, don’t you think? Anyway, stay tuned to this space as we keep you updated with more information on the film’s successful trajectory.