Irrfan Khan’s Hindi Medium has once again proved that content is the real king. The movie has emerged as a sleeper hit of 2017.
Irrfan Khan’s Hindi Medium has emerged as a perfect example of a film which proves that the movie goers in India respect good quality cinema. Released on 19 May with almost zero expectations, Hindi Medium has emerged as the first sleeper hit of 2017. After a superb opening week with the collection of 25.21 crores, the movie remained rock-steady in the second week. It earned almost the equal money as the first week. The trend is exceptional and shows that the audience has loved the movie.
Hindi Medium second week box office collection
The movie started the second week on a positive now, earning 2.82 crores. The second Friday collection was same as the first day collection. The movie witnessed superb growth over the second weekend and earned 4.21 crores, 5.11 crores on its second Saturday and Sunday respectively.
It remained rock steady on weekdays, earning a total of 9 crores from Monday to Thursday. Hindi Medium second week collection stands at 20.88 crores. The movie has witnessed around 20% drop in the second week which is exceptional. Let’s have a look at the film’s second week collection:
- First week: 25.21 crores
- 8th day: 2.82
- 9th day: 4.21
- 10th day: 5.11
- 11th day: 2.20
- 12th day: 2.22
- 13th day: 2.21
- 14th day 2.11
- Second week: 20.88 crores
- Total collection: 46.09 crores
The success of the movie has become even more special as it has competed with movies like Half Girlfriend, Sachin – A Billion Dreams and The Pirates of Carribean. This is a big achievement as these were the most hyped and well-promoted movies of the year.
Hindi Medium Total Collection and way ahead
The total collection of the movie after 14 days stands at 46.09 crores. With the collection of 45.98 crores, Hindi Medium is now the 7th highest grosser of 2017. It has beaten the lifetime collection of movies like OK Jaanu, Rangoon, Naam Shabana and Commando 2.
The movie is expected to remain steady in the third week as there is no big Bollywood movie releasing this week. As per our estimates, the lifetime collection of Hindi Medium will be around 60 crores. Made on a budget of 23 crores, the movie is a big winner at the box office.
Irrfan Khan is overwhelmed with the response. “Taalis (claps), aasoons (tears) and seethis (whistles)! Overwhelmed by the response to ‘Hindi Medium’,” Irrfan tweeted.