Raid starring Ajay Devgn has been continuing its amazing run at the box office. The movie has been inching closer to the 60 crore mark within its 1st week. It now stands at the grand total of 58.39 crores and its first weekend seems to be in the same range as Baadshaho.
Raid (10.04 crores) opened better than Drishyam (8 crores) but was less than Baadshaho (12.03 crores). When it comes to the 1st weekend, Raid collected 41.01 crores, Drishyam had collected 30.03 crores whereas Baadshaho leads with 43.30 crores.
Raid is about to finish its first week at the box office. In six days the movie has earned a total of 58.39 crores. Drishyam‘s first week at the box office was 34.08 crores but the superb word of mouth helped it to trend well during its lifetime. On the other hand, Baadshaho ended its 1st week by earning 64.14 crores.
Lifetime collections of Baadshaho were severely affected by the poor trend post its 1st week. It ended up on a losing side by collecting 78.02 crores. Whereas Drishyam did magic by earning 76.16 crores which was more than double of its 1st week.
Going by the trend of Raid, the movie is all set to cross both the said movies in its lifetime collections. Excluded Golmaal Again because it was a multi-starrer and not wholly dependent on Ajay Devgn. Baadshaho was a multi–starrer too but Ajay Devgn was a major factor attracting the audience.
Ajay Devgn’s Raid, based on a true story about money laundering, released on last Friday. Directed by Raj Kumar Gupta, the film also stars Ileana D’Cruz and Saurabh Shukla in pivotal roles. Ajay essays the role of an Income Tax officer hailing from Uttar Pradesh. The movie will face some competition from Rani Mukerji’s Hichki this week.