Ajay Devgn‘s latest outing Raid, which released on March 16, 2018, remained rock-steady in the weekdays at the ticket window. Though Raj Kumar Gupta’s film period crime thriller, which also stars Ileana D’Cruz and Saurabh Shukla in lead roles, is now slowly inching towards the coveted Rs 100 crore club. Ajay Devgn starrer Raid has managed to have an impressive run at the theatres in the first week of its release but saw a dip in the collection on Friday after the release of Rani Mukerji’s Hichki, yet it is expected that the film will be back on track over the weekend. The film has earned Rs 66.60 crore.
According to Film Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh, the film managed to earn Rs 3.55 crore on Friday, thus, taking its total collection to Rs 66.60 crore in just eight days. Earlier today, Taran Adarsh took to his micro-blogging site to share the official collection of the film. He wrote, “#Raid faces a decline at the start of Week 2, but is DECENT nonetheless… Should witness an upward trend on Sat and Sun… [Week 2] Fri 3.55 cr. Total: ₹ 66.60 cr. India biz.” ALSO READ: Raid Box Office Collection Day 7: Ajay Devgn – Ileana D’Cruz’s Film Rakes In Rs 63.05 Crore
Inspired by real-life I-T raids (high profile income tax raids) that were conducted by the officers of the Indian Revenue Service in the 1980s, the film is written by Ritesh Shah and helmed by Raj Kumar Gupta. Besides Ajay Degn, the film also features Ileana D’Cruz and Saurabh Shukla in lead roles. Raid is bankrolled by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak, while the music for the film is scored by Amit Trivedi, Tanishk Bagchi. Watch this space for further updates.