- The initial response that I got has been really positive: Akshaye
- Ittefaq collected Rs 4.05 crore on opening day
- Thor: Ragnarok collected more than Ittefaq on Day 1
Here is the box office collection report of both films:
#Ittefaq started slow, but picked up towards evening... Sat + Sun biz growth crucial... Fri 4.05 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 4, 2017
#ThorRagnarok has one of the best starts for Hollywood films in India... Fri 7.73 cr Nett. GrossBOC: 9.91 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 4, 2017
Ittefaq is jointly produced by Shah Rukh khan's Red Chillies Entertainment, Karan Johar's Dharma Productions and BR Studios - the makers of the original film. Of the amity between the three production giants, Akshaye said: "Sometimes there are fights, but in this film, nothing like that happened. Everything just went smoothly. Shah Rukh Khan and Karan Johar are good friends, but they have an amazing relationship with BR Studios and everyone is happy," reports IANS. Ittefaq is directed by Abhay Chopra, grandson of BR Chopra.
Akshye Khanna took a sabbatical from films recently and returned with 2016's Dishoom, starring Varun Dhawan and John Abraham. Earlier this year, he was seen in MOM, co-starring Sridevi and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. "I will do more films now. I will make the announcement soon," said Akshaye Khanna.
(With inputs from IANS)