Kalank box office: Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan starrer shows a huge drop in collections

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New Delhi | Updated: May 10, 2019 5:35:21 PM

Alia Bhatt-Varun Dhawan’s Kalank saw a huge drop in collections on the second day and earned Rs 10 crore, making a total of Rs 31 crore. Details inside.

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Kalank box office collection day 2: Abhishek Varman’s directorial, multi-starrer Kalank released this Wednesday. The period drama stars Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha and in the lead roles. Produced by Karan Johar, The movie received mixed reviews from the critics as well as the audiences.

Kalank made a collection of Rs 21.60 crore on the day one. This Alia-Varun starrer was also the biggest opener of 2019. But its collection has seen a major drop, on day 2 at the box office. There was a drop of 50% approx and the collection of Kalank was around Rs 11.45 crore. This makes the total collection of the film Rs 33.05 crore.


However, there is a whole weekend for the movie to bounce back to better numbers. As the movie released on Wednesday, the next day Thursday was a working day. It would be interesting to see how much the movie collects on its third day and the entire weekend.

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The period war film, Kesari starring Akshay Kumar has been pushed to the second position on the list of top openers of 2019 and Alia Bhatt-Ranveer Singh-starrer Gully Boy is a close third with Rs 19.41 crore opening collection. While Varun’s highest opener before Kalank was Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol-starrer Dilwale with an earning of Rs 21 crore, Alia had Gully Boy as her highest opener. Alia and Varun had their best opening collection together with their last outing — Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017) which earned Rs 12.25 crore on day one of its releases.

Kalank is a dream project of Karan Johar’s father Yash Johar. After more than 20 years, the audiences got to see the 90s hit on-screen pair of Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt on the 70 mm screen together. In an Instagram post, producer Karan Johar recollected that the film was actually conceptualized by his late father, Yash, 15 years ago. It was the last film he worked on before he passed away. However, the filmmaker had called the movie “a story of turbulent relationships and eternal love”.

Coming to its reviews, people are praising the performances delivered by the star cast. However, many found the story slow, although the music of the film is top notch.

Are you planning to watch Kalank? If you have watched it already, what are your views on it?

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