New Delhi: Janhvi Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao’s recently-released horror-comedy film ‘Roohi’ has been receiving mixed responses from the audience ever since its release. The film, which had a slow start at the box office, has managed to perform better over the weekend and continued the streak to the new week. The film which was released in theatres on March 11, has minted Rs 1.35 crore on the 5th day of its release. The film’s total collection has come up to Rs 13.93 crore.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the film’s latest box office collection on Twitter. He wrote, “#Roohi shows satisfactory hold on the crucial Mon… The numbers are much, much better vis-à-vis the new releases [#Hindi] during #Covid times… Thu 3.06 cr [#MahaShivratri], Fri 2.25 cr, Sat 3.42 cr, Sun 3.85 cr, Mon 1.35 cr. Total: Rs 13.93 cr. #India biz (sic).” The horror-comedy had earned Rs 3.06 crores on its first day.
Helmed by Hardik Mehta, the movie, which hit the theatres on Thursday, is the first major Bollywood release post the COVID-19 lockdown. A Jio Studios Presentation, ‘Roohi’ is produced by Dinesh Vijan and Mrighdeep Singh Lamba. The film marks the first-ever collaboration of Rajkummar and Janhvi. Rajkummar and Varun have earlier shared screen space in the 2015 release ‘Dolly Ki Doli’. The film is based on the lines of the 2018 hit film ‘Stree’, which featured Shraddha Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao in lead roles.