Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon’s Shehzada opened to lukewarm response and made Rs 6 crore on its first day of release, it is much behind Kartik’s career-best opener, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2. Shehzada faced a strong competition with Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, the total collection of the film stand at around Rs. 22 crores net.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, “#Shehzada doesn’t live up to the expectations… The weekend biz is below the mark… The *big* jump / turnaround on Sat and Sun – to improve its prospects – is clearly missing… Fri 6 cr, Sat 6.65 cr, Sun 7.55 cr. Total: ₹ 20.20 cr [+/-]. #India biz.”
For unversed, Shehzada is an official Hindi remake of the Telugu film Ala Vaikunthapurramloo which starred actor Allu Arjun in the lead role. It is co-produced by T-Series Films, Haarika & Hassine Creations, Geetha Arts and Brat Films. Rohit Dhawan directional stars Paresh Rawal, Ronit Roy, Sunny Hinduja and Manisha Koirala in peculiar roles. Kartik’s movie is a family entertainer loaded with comedy, action and drama.
You can watch Shehzada, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and Pathaan at a theatre near you.