Dibakar Banerjee's Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! opened last Friday to mostly good reviews but the box office appears to have some catching up to do.
The period thriller, starring actor Sushant Singh Rajput as a sleuth in colonial Calcutta, has earned a little over Rs 14 crores in three days.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted:
#DetectiveByomkeshBakshy Fri 4.20 cr, Sat 4.50 cr, Sun 5.36 cr. Total: Rs 14.06 cr. India biz.- taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 6, 2015
As Byomkesh Bakshy struggles to solve the case of the unwelcoming box office, Hollywood offering Furious 7 has raked in Rs 48 crores in four days, reports Box Office India.
Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!, set in 1943's Calcutta, also co-stars Anand Tiwari, Neeraj Kabi, Swastika Mukherjee and Divya Menon.