Bhushan Kumar and Abhinay Deo’s Blackmail which has emerged as a sleeper hit at the box office is maintaining its growth at the box office. The quirky comedy featuring Irrfan Khan witnessed a decent Monday minting Rs 1.68 crore taking the total collection to Rs 12.90 crore. The Irrfan starrer received a thumbs up from not just the critics and Bollywood biggies, but the audience too has welcomed the dark comedy with open arms.Receiving a warm welcome at the box office, the dark comedy witnessed a decent opening, which is rare for a film of its genre. ‘Blackmail’ opened on a positive note recording a fantastic number for a dark comedy in recent times.
Collecting Rs 2.81 crore on Friday, Blackmail showcased a growth on Saturday collecting Rs 3.85 crore and Rs 4.56 crore on Sunday, taking the total collection to Rs 11.22 crore. Staying strong on a Monday, the Abhinay Deo directorial collected Rs 1.68 crore taking the total to Rs 12.90 crore at the Indian box office. Having already recovered its budget of Rs 18 crores for the cost of production and print and advertising cost with satellite digital music and overseas collection, Blackmail has emerged to be a sleeper hit at the box office.
Made on a modest budget of Rs 18 crore, the film recovered 14 crores from satellite digital music and overseas collection, after recovering the budget the film has been earning in profit thus making the quirky comedy a hit at the box office. Produced by T-Series’ Bhushan Kumar and RDP Motion Pictures’ Abhinay Deo, ‘Blackमेल’, directed by Abhinay Deo, is running successfully all over.