Badhaai Ho, starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao and Sanya Malhotra in lead roles, is going strong at the box office and has already passed Alia Bhatt’s movie Raazi where earnings are concerned. The movie was received well when it released on October 18, 2018, earning a total collection of Rs 66.10 crore in the first week itself. So far, its total earnings are around Rs 125.10 crore.
Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh, who had tweeted out the earnings of Badhaai Ho, stated that the movie is doing well as it is facing weak competition from the new releases. He further said it is set to pass movie Stree too, at the box office.
With a great response from the audience, the film has made its place in the top 10 overseas openings in 2018. It has also managed to make its mark abroad in countries like USA, Canada and Australia.
Badhaai Ho is a movie that showcases the ups and downs a family goes through after a middle-aged married couple (played by Neena Gupta and Gajraj Rao) expect another child. Ayushmann plays the role of the elder son of the couple and Sanya his love interest. The film also stars Surekha Sikri and Shardul Rana in pivotal roles.
The comedy-drama film was directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma, produced by Vineet Jain, Hemant Bhandari and Aleya Sen under the banner of Junglee Pictures and Chrome Pictures, and was written by Shantanu Srivastava and Akshat Ghildial. The songs were composed by Tanishk Bagchi, Rochak Kohli and JAM8. The lyrics were written by Vayu, Kumaar and MellowD.