Rani Mukerji in Mardaani 2.

Saturday seems to have worked well for Rani Mukerji-starrer Mardaani 2. According to a report in Box Office India, despite a slow start on day 1, the film picked up pace on day 2, raking in an estimated Rs 6.50 crore nett. The two-day collection of Mardaani 2 now stands at Rs 10.30 crore. On the same day, Jumanji The Next Level made Rs 8.35 crore as per trade analyst Taran Adarsh.

The Box Office India report added that in doing so, Mardaani 2 grew by 75-80% from day 1. Taran, sharing the day 1 numbers, had said that while Mardaani 2 indeed saw a slow start, the film had shown growth after 3 pm shows and recorded a tremendous word of mouth. He had added that multiplexes were where the growth was maximum.

He tweeted to say, “#Mardaani2 witnesses stronger occupancy post 3 pm shows, after a lukewarm takeoff in morning… Multiplexes are dominating… Riding on super-strong word of mouth + tremendous critical acclaim, the footfalls should multiply on Day 2 and 3… Fri ₹ 3.80 cr. #India biz.”

Meanwhile, Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart-starrer Jumanji The Next Level, which had got off to an impressive start on day 1 and picked up Rs 6.20 crore, has made Rs 8.35 crore on day 2, said Taran. This has taken its overall total after two days to Rs 14.55 crore.

Tweeting the day 2 numbers, Taran wrote, “#Jumanji: #TheNextLevel goes on an overdrive on Day 2… Records superb growth… Kids and families are patronising the film big time… Thu previews 1.15 cr, Fri 5.05 cr, Sat 8.35 cr. Total: ₹ 14.55 cr Nett BOC. #India biz. All versions. #JumanjiTheNextLevel”

Earlier, sharing the day 1 numbers, he had said, “#Hollywood dominates yet again… #Jumanji: #TheNextLevel embarks on an impressive start… Bigger start than its prequel #Jumanji: #WelcomeToTheJungle… Thu previews 1.15 cr, Fri 5.05 cr. Total: ₹ 6.20 cr Nett BOC. #India biz. All versions. #JumanjiTheNextLevel.”

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While Mardaani 2 is a cop versus criminal story and tracks the journey of a cop taking on a serial rapist, Jumanji The Next Level is the third film of a popular franchise which has a bunch of people, accidentally caught in a board game.

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