Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar starrer slice of life comedy, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan that hit screens on September 1 along with Ajay Devgn and Emraan Hashmi’s Baadshaho, has been receiving good reviews from the audience as well as critics. Helmed by RS Prasanna, the film has succeeded on collecting Rs 21.96 crore at the box office till now, reported trade analyst, Taran Adarsh. He wrote, “#ShubhMangalSaavdhan Fri 2.71 cr, Sat 5.56 cr, Sun 6.19 cr, Mon 2.53 cr, Tue 2.85 cr, Wed 2.12 cr. Total: ₹ 21.96 cr. India biz.” Although, the film earned a little less on Wednesday (Rs 2.12 crore) compared to Rs 2.85 crore Tuesday, it still seems to keep the momentum going.
The film may have started on a low note by earning just about Rs 2.71 crore in comparison to Rs. 12.03 crore that Baadshaho earned on the same day, it seems to have picked up thanks to word of mouth and good reviews. India.com reviewer Smrity Sharma said, ““Ayushmann and Bhumi make an endearing couple and the film beautifully captures the nuances of a small town and the typicality of middle class families that are on the verge of crossing over from being conservative traditionalist to modern and liberal.” (ALSO READ: Shubh Mangal Saavdhan Box Office Collection Day 5: Ayushmann Khurrana – Bhumi Pednekar’s Film Sees A Rise In Numbers, Bags Rs 19.84 Crore)
The film is based on the subject of erectile dysfunction and is the remake of the 2013 Tamil movie Kalyana Samayal Saadham. In the movie, Ayushmann Khurrana essays the role of a Gurgaon-based sales manager Mudit, who is going through a ‘gent’s problem.’