Actor Akshay Kumar's Baby managed to collect Rs 9.3 crore at the box office on opening day, despite being under the scanner for reportedly showing Pakistan in a negative light in the film.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted:
#Baby Fri Rs 9.3 cr. Biz picked up during evening/night shows. Superb word of mouth. Biz to multiply on Sat, Sun and Mon [Republic Day].- taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 24, 2015
Akshay plays a Counter Intelligence Officer in the film. Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the movie revolves around an undercover unit, who aims to foil the attempts of terrorists to disrupt peace and harmony in India.