Director Laxman Utekar’s Luka Chuppi is getting good business at the Box Office. The film that stars Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon in the lead has raked in Rs 10.8 crore on Saturday, March 2. It is a romantic comedy and talks about the real idea of marriage and taking a relationship to its high. Luka Chuppi has received good reviews from the critics and that seems to be comfortably translating into good numbers. The film’s collection on its opening day, March 1, Friday, was Rs 8.01 crore. Now, the total stands at Rs 18.09 crore with a Sunday left in its first-weekend collection.
The colourful entertainer is expected to finish its opening weekend collection on a figure more than Rs 30 crore. Sharing the latest Box Office collection report on Twitter, trade analyst Taran Adarsh posted, “#LukaChuppi zooms upwards on Day 2… Another strong day [Day 3] will place it in a comfortable position due to the controlled costs… Will cross *opening weekend* biz of #SKTKS [₹ 26.57 cr] and #PKP2 [₹ 22.75 cr]… Fri 8.01 cr, Sat 10.08 cr. Total: ₹ 18.09 cr. India biz.” (sic)
The film has already set a record for Kartik. Luka Chuppi has become the actor’s biggest opener at the Box Office at Rs 8.01 crore. Earlier, the second film in the popular franchise – Pyar Ka Punchama 2, was his biggest first-day gainer at Rs 6.80 crore. The film has also surpassed the last year’s biggest grossers – Raazi, Stree and Badhaai Ho, in terms of their opening day collections. Adarsh informed about the same and wrote, “#LukaChuppi has superb Day 1… Springs a big, big surprise… Opens bigger than #Raazi [₹ 7.53 cr], #Stree [₹ 6.83 cr] and #BadhaaiHo [₹ 7.29 cr]… Strong word of mouth should ensure impressive growth on Day 2 and 3… Fri ₹ 8.01 cr. India biz.” (sic)
Both Kartik and Kriti have emerged as two of the most favourite young stars in the Hindi film industry. Their chemistry in Luka Chuppi has been especially praised. The film was able to generate a successful buzz after its trailer hit the screens.