It was almost the second week for IB 71 5.50 crores* came in at more box office. The film collected in the first week 11.01 crore, So it is a drop of 50% which is decent because otherwise, second week drop has been trending in the range of 70%-80% for most of the films.
The film’s collections were in the range of 50-60 lakhs between Monday to Thursday, and while the numbers are definitely on a downward trend, they have at least been stable. Yes, if the film had opened around 3 cr on Friday in the first week, around 1 cr on week 2, and would have already crossed the 25 cr mark, which would have been the biggest ever . Fairly fine score for the resolution guided case.
That said, IB71 at least hasn’t grown up much, which means a respectable lifetime awaits the film (especially in the present day). pre pandemic, Vidyut JammwalHis films consistently scored 25-30 crores lifetime and now that he has turned producer, it is a different scenario where box office results are hard to come by. Yes, even he would have expected a lot of returns for IB 71 as a lot has been spent in making the film.
However, for now, IB stands at 71 16.43 crores And with the third week showcasing and the screen count on the lines of the second week, one can expect more than 3 crores, which will take it close to 20 crores before the arrival of new release Zara Hatke Zara Bachke.
*Estimate. last number awaited
Comment: box office The numbers are based on estimates and various sources. The numbers have not been independently verified by Koimoi.