Ajay Devgn’s Raid has finally hit the theaters and has opened to a good start as it has completed its 1st weekend. Raid has collected 41.01 crores over its 1st weekend which is similar to the numbers of Akshay Kumar’s PadMan which release last month.
Let’s do an analysis on how both the movies opened and completed their first weekend at the box office. In the opening day battle, Akshay Kumar’s PadMan had an edge as it collected 10.26 crores on its 1st day. Ajay Devgn starrer did 10.04 crores, thanks to the strong pull by the superstar.
Ajay starrer geared up on its second day bringing in 13.86 crores; whereas PadMan collected almost same just a bit low earning 13.68 crores. Raid jumped high on 3rd day as it earned 17.11 crores, PadMan did 16.11 crores on its 1st Sunday. Calculating the 1st weekend of both days, last week’s release stands at 41.01 crores and PadMan had collected 40.05 crores. Till now Ajay Devgn has an advantage and it is to be seen whether his movie sustains over the weekdays.
PadMan did a first week of 52.04 crores and stands at the grand total of 78.95 crores over its lifetime. Raid has a strong word of mouth and could end doing well for itself.