The Anees Bazmee directorial Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 starring Kartik Aaryan and Kiara Advani has been unstoppable at the box office since its release three weeks ago. After a good start, the Bhushan Kumar – Murad Khetani produced film went on to see its business increase massively with each passing week. Now after its third week running, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 has managed to hold strong despite new releases hitting screens.
In this box office report, we look at the third-week collections of Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 while comparing the same to previous releases of 2022. Collecting Rs. 21.40 cr in its third week, the Kartik Aaryan film has emerged as the fourth highest third week grosser of 2022. Preceded by previous releases like KGF – Chapter 2 which collected Rs. 49.14 cr, RRR which collected Rs. 38.20 cr and The Kashmir Files which collected Rs. 30.95 cr the film does manage to surpass the Alia Bhatt starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi which collected Rs. 16.25 cr.
Interestingly, when compared to only non-dubbed Hindi releases, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 ranks as the second-highest third-week grosser. Simultaneously, when compared to all-time releases, the Anees Bazmee directorial has managed to make it to the Top 20 list. Claiming the 20th position, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 has surpassed the Hrithik Roshan – Tiger Shroff starrer War which collected Rs. 21.35 cr, and the Aamir Khan starrer Dhoom 3 which collected Rs. 20.42 cr.
Going further, with no big-ticket Bollywood release this week, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 looks set to enjoy yet another money-spinning weekend. As per trade predictions, the film has managed to draw in Rs. 163.15 cr is likely to make it past the Rs. 175 cr mark by the end of its fourth weekend running.
Highest Third Week Grossers of 2022 at a glance:
KGF – Chapter 2 – Rs. 49.14 cr
RRR – Rs. 38.20 cr
The Kashmir Files – Rs. 30.95 cr
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 – Rs. 21.40 cr
Gangubai Kathiawadi – Rs. 16.25 cr
Runway 34 – Rs. 2.97 cr
Jhund – Rs. 1.25 cr
Badhaai Do – Rs. 1.03 cr