`Ek Villain` rakes in Rs 77 crore in one week

IANS| Last Updated: Jul 04, 2014, 14:14 PM IST

New Delhi: Going by the Box Office collection of ‘Ek Villain’, audiences seems to have accepted Sidharth Malhotra and Riteish Deshmukh, who generally play the good guys on the big screen, as the baddies! In first week, the movie has minted over Rs 77 crore.

The Balaji Motion Pictures` latest offering hit the screens June 27. It is director Mohit Suri’s first film outside his home banner Vishesh Films and he must certainly not be disappointed with the movie’s business.

“#EkVillain Wknd 50.70 cr, Mon 8.10 cr, Tue 6.80 cr, Wed 6.40 cr, Thu 5.20 cr. Total: (Rs.) 77.20 cr nett. 2nd HIGHEST Week 1 of 2014. SUPERB!” tweeted trade analyst Taran Adarsh.

The romantic-thriller also stars Shraddha Kapoor.