1921 scores higher than Kaalakaandi and Mukkabaaz

Joann Johnston
January 16, 2018

"Despite being a metroplex film, it had its best collections on the first day".

"Film and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the latest figures of Kaalakaandi and wrote, "#Kaalakaandi Fri 1.25 cr, Sat 1.20 cr, Sun 1.40 cr. This kind of number is unprecedented for a mainstream commercial star who has been working in the films for quarter of a century.

Collections of Chef ended at less than 7 crores lifetime and Kaalakaandi could only manage to bank 1.20 crore on Saturday.

Vikram Bhatt's 1921, Akshat Verma's Kaalakaandi and Anurag Kashyap's Mukkabaaz generated low collections in their first weekend.

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Both the movies did not click at the Box Office.

With Delhi Belly's writer Akshat Verma coming on board for Saif Ali Khan's Kaalakaandi, one had expected the same sort of magic onscreen.

No big Hindi film is slated to be released this Friday.

Interestingly, the filmmaker's hard-hitting drama Mukkabaaz which was premiered at the 2017 Mami Film Festival in Liberty Cinema received a standing ovation from the viewers. "Three rights of the film - music, digital and satellite - have been sold for '11 crore plus taxes". The film has collected 1.51 crore on Saturday at the box office. While the film is finding it hard to grab audience's interest, Saif's performance is being praised by the critics. He is now shooting for Netflix mega production Scared Games which is a web series directed by Vikram Aditya Motwane.

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