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Sajid Khan‘s latest directorial venture promising ‘3 times the more fun’ may have got really bad reviews. It became butt of jokes on various social networking websites. But the movie managed to collect Rs 40 crore in the first three days proving the audience ignored whatever critics had to say about the movie. Also Read - Sooryavanshi's 3rd Friday Collection is More Than What Bunty Aur Babli 2 Has Minted on Its First Day at Box Office
The movie collected Rs 12.50 crore on Friday and went on to improve its collection on Saturday and Sunday and collected Rs 12.60 crore and Rs 15.05 crore respectively. Good word of mouth helped the movie to gain some family audience. Also Read - Bunty Aur Babli 2 Movie Review: Thank God For Rani Mukerji Nahi Toh Thagg Liye Jate!
With Rs 40.15 crore in three days, the movie has become the 4th biggest opener of 2014. Jai Ho (Rs 60.68 crore), Gunday (Rs 43.93 crore) and Holiday (Rs 41.32 crore) are the top 3 in the list of biggest opening weekends of 2014. The acid test begins from Monday when the collection usually drops. Humshakals has just one open week to recover its cost, as the Mohit Suri’s anticipated ‘Ek Villain’ will hit the screens coming Friday.
Humshakals is made at a huge cost of Rs 75 crore. The Fox Star Studios and Vashu Bhagnani’s co-production has already sold its satellite and music rights for Rs 45 crore.