‘Roohi’ box office collection day 3: Janhvi Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao and Varun Sharma’s horror-comedy performs well on Saturday – Eagles Vine

Janhvi Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao and Varun Sharma’s horror-comedy film, ‘Roohi’ hit the big screen on March 11. The film has managed to perform well at the box office. Looking at the response, we can say that the movie buffs have welcomed the film in theatres with open arms. According to the Boxofficeindia.com report, the film earned Rs 3-3.25 crore nett on Saturday.

The report further suggested it jumped around 55-60% to record collections of 3-3.25 crore nett. Also, this is the first time the film, collected over 3 crore nett on any single day post-COVID-19.

Looking at the collections till now, one can say that the film has done well. It is now recording business of nearly 8 crore nett.

The collection for the first three days are as follows:

Thursday – 2,75,00,000

Friday – 2,00,00,000

Saturday – 3.10,00,000

TOTAL – 7,85,00,000

Helmed by Hardik Mehta, the film is a follow up to Dinesh Vijan’s ‘Stree’, which was also a horror-comedy. The 2018 film starred Rajkummar and Shraddha Kapoor in pivotal roles. According to a report, the film will be followed by Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon’s ‘Bhediya’.

Initially, the title of the film was changed ‘Roohi Afzana’. Later, the makers changed it to ‘Roohi’. It was all set to release in June 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, the makers had to postpone the release date.

In an exclusive interaction with Etimes, Varun opened up about the film. The actor said, ”I fell off the chair laughing when writers Mrighdeep Singh Lamba and Gautam Mehra, and producer Dinesh Vijan, gave me a narration. I was flipping especially over the love angle, which is so whacky and quirky. They have written it in a way that you will be convinced my character is in love with the chudail. Plus, the makers of the film are building a horror-comedy universe and I certainly wanted to be a part of it.”


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