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Bhediya earns Rs 28 crore in first weekend, Drishyam 2’s dream run continues

Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon’s Bhediya fetched Rs 11 crore on Sunday, while Ajay-Tabu’s Drishyam 2 raked in Rs 38 crore nett in its second weekend

Entertainment Web Desk Calcutta Published 28.11.22, 11:26 AM
(L-R) Varun Dhawan in Bhediya; Ajay Devgn in Drishyam 2

(L-R) Varun Dhawan in Bhediya; Ajay Devgn in Drishyam 2 IMDB

This week’s Friday release Bhediya ran to packed theatres over the weekend as the film collected Rs 11 crore nett in India on Sunday, according to Box Office India.

The total weekend collection of Bhediya stands at Rs 28 crore nett. The film had collected Rs 7.5 crore nett on its opening Friday and earned Rs 9.5 crore nett on Saturday.

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Helmed by Amar Kaushik, this horror comedy, headlined by Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon, is set in Arunachal Pradesh. Bhediya revolves around Bhaskar’s (Varun) transformation into a werewolf after being bitten by one and how he sets off on a mission to redeem himself.

Meanwhile, Abhishek Pathak’s Drishaym 2 consolidated its collections at the box office by raking in about Rs 38 crore nett in its second weekend. Estimates suggest that the psychological thriller has earned close to Rs 141 crore net at the end of 10 days. Drishyam 2 had grossed Rs 15.38 crore on Friday — the second biggest opening for a Hindi film in 2022 after Brahmastra: Part 1 - Shiva.

A remake of the Malayalam thriller of the same name, Drishyam 2 features Ajay Devgn, Tabu, Akshaye Khanna, Shriya Saran and Ishita Dutta in key roles. While late Nishikant Kamat helmed the first film in the series, the sequel has been directed by Abhishek Pathak. Set seven years after the events of Drishyam, the story of Drishyam 2 revolves around Vijay Salgaonkar and his family as they deal with the reopening of Sam Deshmukh’s murder case.

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