Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay had a good opening week at the domestic Box Office. Despite its clash with Ranbir Kapoor’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, the movie managed to earn 70+ crores in the first week.
After an average opening weekend with the collection of 28.96 crores, the movie managed to hold well on weekdays and earned around 42 crores from Monday to Thursday. With the collection of 70+ crores, Shivaay is now the 8th highest opening week grosser of 2016. It has beaten the opening week collection of movies like Dishoom, Udta Punjab, Mohenjo Daro and Baaghi. Let’s have a look at top 10 opening week grossers of 2016.
|Movie Name||Star cast||Director||Collection (In Crores)|
|Sultan||Salman and Anushka||Abbas Ali Zafar||209|
|MS Dhoni The Untold Story||Sushant Singh Rajput, Disha Patani and Kiara Advani||Neeraj Pandey||94.13|
|Rustom||Akshay, Ileana||Tinu Suresh Desai||90|
|Airlift||Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur||Raja Krishna Menon||83.5|
|Ae Dil Hai Mushkil||Ranbir, Anushka, Aishwarya||Karan Johar||80.19|
|Housefull 3||Akshay Kumar, Riteish and Jacqueline||Sajid-Farhad||80.1|
|Fan||Shahrukh Khan||Maneesh Sharma||71.5|
|Shivaay||Ajay Devgn, Sayyessha, Erika Kaar||Ajay Devgn||70.41|
|Baaghi||Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor||Sabbir Khan||59.72|
|Dishoom||Varun, John and Jacqueline||Rohit Dhawan||53.34|
|Mohenjo Daro||Hrithik and Pooja Hedge||Ashutosh Gowariker||51.18|
|Udta Punjab||Shahid, Alia, Kareena and Diljit||Abhishek Choubey||48.5|
|Kapoor & Sons||Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra and Fawad Khan||Shakun Batra||46.93|
|Ki and Ka||Arjun Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan||R. Balki||37.57|
|Pink||Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu||Aniruddha Chowdhary||35.91|
|Neerja||Sonam Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Shekhar Ravjiani||Ram Madhvani||35.32|
|Ghayal Once Again||Sunny Deol, Om Puri, Soha Ali Khan||Sunny Deol||34|
|Wazir||Amitabh Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar, Aditi Rao Hydari||Bejoy Nambiar||30.57|
|Azhar||Emraan Hashmi, Prachi Desai and Nargis Fakhri||Tony D'Souza||29.7|
|Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3||Tusshar Kapoor, Aftab Shivdasani, Mandana Karimi,||Umesh Ghadge||29.65|
Shivaay had a strong opening week at Box Office but this may not prove enough as the budget of the movie is very high. Shivaay needs to earn 115 crores at the domestic Box Office to be in a safe zone which is looking tough at the moment.