Last Friday’s release, Mubarakan has managed to remain stable at the box office on its fifth day, collecting approximately 3.45 crore at the ticket windows. It’s five-day total box office collection now stands at 29.91 crores. The film was off to a slow start on Day 1 Friday, with the total domestic earnings restricted to 5.16 crore, but the comic caper picked up on Saturday and Sunday owing to positive word of mouth. Day 2 collection stood at 7.38 crore, where as the film experienced a near 200 percent jump from its Day 1 total, on Sunday, raking in close to 10.37 crore. Monday remained stable at 3.55 crore.
Mubarakan, which is a comedy of errors stars Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Ileana D’Cruz, Athiya Shetty and Ratna Pathak Shah among others in this ensemble cast. The film has been directed by Anees Bazmee, who is well known for his comedies like No Entry starring Anil Kapoor and Salman Khan as well as Welcome and Singh is King starring Akshay Kumar. Mubarakan as a film did not manage to receive overwhelmingly good reviews but the consensus among most film critics was the fact that the film was way more watchable than the director’s previous films and had it funny moments in place.
Mubarakan also marks the first film that has Bollywood’s famous chacha bhatija jodi of Anil Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor sharing screen space. The latter had a double role in the film where he portrayed the characters of Karan and Charan. Karan being the street-smart guy and Charan being the simpleton boy next door. Anil Kapoor plays their paternal uncle, Kartar Singh and has been unanimously hailed as the best part about the film. Film Critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted about the film’s five-day box office collection, maintaining that the film is in the ‘steady’ space. Come back for more updates on the box office fate of this film.
#Mubarakan is STEADY… Records similar biz on Tue… Fri 5.16 cr, Sat 7.38 cr, Sun 10.37 cr, Mon 3.55 cr, Tue 3.45 cr. Total: ₹ 29.91 cr.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) August 2, 2017