Actors Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu starrer Badla is performing well at the Box Office. The film has collected a total of 69.39 crore and is still standing strong at the ticket window. With its latest collection, this Sujoy Ghosh-directorial has now emerged as the third highest grossing Hindi film in Big B’s career. Badla has beaten Satyagraha’s collection to shine brightly at the no. 3 spot on the list of the highest grossing films headlined by Amitabh Bachchan. The first two being Thugs Of Hindostan (2018) at Rs 155 crore and Piku (2015) at Rs 79.92 crore. Satyagraha, that released in the year 2013, finished its Box Office run at Rs 67.85 crore. Badla has surpassed it and it will leave behind Piku’s Box Office collection in the coming few days.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the latest Box Office collection breakup of Badla. He took to Twitter and wrote, “#Badla is rock-steady… Will cross ₹ 75 cr in Weekend 3… [Week 3] Fri 2.07 cr. Total: ₹ 69.39 cr. India biz. Gross BOC: ₹ 81.88 cr.” (sic)
The film has benefitted great from the good word-of-mouth on social media. Badla is the remake of Spanish thriller titled The Invisible Guest. It has already been tagged as hit at the Box Office. Now, any addition in the collection is an advantage considering Akshay Kumar starrer Kesari has hit the screens and has already created a storm. The film’s two-day collection stands at Rs 37.76 crore, and the next two days are expected to bring in terrific numbers. However, Kesari’s performance hasn’t deterred Badla’s run at the Box Office. The film continues to attract the audience to theatres.
Earlier, talking about how the genre of films like Badla excites him, Big B told IANS, “Badla is a different genre, a thriller which for years now has hooked us, for someone of my generation, Mahal remains embedded in memory recesses since it was a cult film from 1949 starring Ashok Kumar and Madhubala with seminal music. They have been part and parcel of Hindi cinema’s strong fabric. Obviously, Alfred Hitchcock was the master of this genre. Thrillers are an integral part of the history of universal cinema.”