'Bala' becomes Ayushmann Khurrana's highest first-day opener, mints Rs 10.15 cr
The movie beats the first-day collection of the actor's last release 'Dream Girl'.
'Dream Girl', which released this year, and 2018's 'Badhai Ho' are next in the actor's money-makers list at Rs 10.05 cr and Rs 7.35 cr, respectively.
With 3,000 screens in India and over 550 screens overseas, film critic and movie analyst Tarah Adarsh called 'Bala' Khurrana's biggest release to date.
Ayushmann Khurrana versus Ayushmann Khurrana... *Day 1* biz... 2019: #Bala ₹ 10.15 cr 2019: #DreamGirl ₹ 10.05 cr 2… https://t.co/2ulc40bgYH— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) 1573276946000
#Bala screen count... #India: 3000 #Overseas: 550+ Worldwide total: 3550+ screens ⭐ Ayushmann Khurrana's biggest release to date.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) 1573199255000
Adarsh also said strong word-of-mouth promotions helped the movie, and the business is expected to grow during the opening weekend.
#Bala has an excellent Day 1... Strong word of mouth + Brand Ayushmann are key contributors... Expect biz to grow f… https://t.co/IubGkEdLt1— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) 1573276841000
The thriller actor took to Twitter to share his excitement.
Bala has garnered so much love already! Book your tickets now if you haven't already and hop on this laugh-riot!… https://t.co/g4Ld2TGvzq— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) 1573201860000
'Bala' also features Yami Gautam and Bhumi Pednekar in the lead roles. In the movie, Khurrana plays the role of a guy who suffers from premature balding. It revolves around his love life struggles and how he gets demotivated because of his looks. The film is directed by Amar Kaushik and produced by Dinesh Vijan.
Among others, 'Bala' also features Javed Jaffery and Saurabh Shukla in supporting roles.