Mumbai: Actor R. Madhavan's “Saala Khadoos”, a bilingual sports drama film, has collected Rs.9.93 crore in its opening weekend. The movie is running well on positive word-of-mouth.
Directed by Sudha Kongara Prasad and produced by Rajkumar Hirani, “Saala Khadoos”, which released on Friday, revolves around a boxing coach (Madhavan) who is relentlessly pushing his protege, Ritika Singh, to overcome obstacles and achieve her goals as a boxer.
The film, which has released in Hindi and Tamil, collected Rs.4.2 crore on Sunday (Hindi Rs.2.42 crore and Tamil Rs.1.78 crore). The Sunday numbers were almost double of what it was on Friday (Rs.2.19 crore).
This growth can be termed as an exceptional one for a film which has been made on a budget of Rs.15 crore, inclusive of marketing and advertising expenses, read a statement.
The movie has shown an upward trend over the weekend and was expected to do well in the coming days too, trade analysts averred.