Dhadak box office: Janhvi Kapoor, Ishaan Khatter's film rakes in Rs 33 crore in its first weekend

Updated: Jul 23, 2018, 16:20 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Dhadak rakes in the highest weekend box office collection for a film starring debutants. Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter starrer stands at a total of Rs. 33.67 crore

Dhadak box office: Janhvi Kapoor, Ishaan Khatter's film rakes in Rs 33 crore in its first weekend
Dhadak poster

Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter's debut film Dhadak has left cash registers ringing with their box office collection. This is the highest three-day collection record for any newcomer's film in recent years. On Sunday, Dhadak saw a jump of 25 per cent from Saturday, and it earned Rs. 13.92 crores at the box office. The film, which released on July 20, earned Rs. 8.71 crore on its opening day, followed by Rs. 11.04 crore on Saturday, which was a huge 30 per cent jump from Friday's collection. Dhadak now stands at a box office total of Rs. 33.67 crore. Applaudable!

Here's a look at the three-day break-up of other films starring debutants in the past:

Ishaqzaade (2012) Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor 4.49 Cr 4.97 Cr 6.07 Cr 15.53 Cr
Student of The Year (2012)  Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra 8.50 Cr 9.50 Cr 10.75 Cr 28.75 Cr
Heropanti (2014) Tiger Shroff and Kriti Sanon 6.51 Cr 6.45 Cr 7.89 Cr 20.85 Cr


Since 2018 saw some blockbuster films, we take a look at the films with higest weekend collection in order: (figures are approximate)

Sanju  120.06 Cr 
Padmaavat 114 Cr
Race 3  106.47 Cr
Baaghi 2  73.10 Cr


Dhadak, an official adaptation of Marathi blockbuster film Sairat is being appreciated by the audiences. Ishaan and Janhvi portrayed the characters of Madhukar and Parthavi in the film. The film has been helmed by Shashank Khaitan, who has earlier directed Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania and Badrinath Ki Dulhania.

Also Read: Dhadak Box Office Collection: Ishaan, Janhvi Starrer Earns More Than Other Debutants' Films

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