- Stree clashed with Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se at the box office
- Stree has been directed by Amar Kaushik
- Stree is a horror-comedy
Shraddha Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao's Stree had a "superb" start at the box office as it managed to collect Rs 6.82 crore on its opening day, reports Bollywood trade analyst Taran Adarsh. In his tweet, Mr Adarsh mentioned that the horror-comedy is likely to witness growth over the weekend and wrote: "When numbers do the talking... Stree surpasses the expectations and estimations and posts a superb number on Day 1... Biz is expected to multiply over the weekend." According to Taran Adarsh, the film's impressive performance at the box office can be attributed to "positive word of mouth."
Take a look at Taran Adarsh's tweet here:
When numbers do the talking... #Stree surpasses the expectations and estimations and posts a SUPERB number on Day 1... Biz is expected to multiply over the weekend... Fri 6.82 cr. India biz... Hugely positive word of mouth has translated into BO numbers.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) September 1, 2018
Stree opened to largely positive reviews. In his review for NDTV, film critic Saibal Chatterjee gave the film 3.5 stars out of 5 and wrote: "Stree plays an unwavering hand in demonstrating that dread can be unbridled fun when it serves a larger thematic purpose. Go watch this spine-tingling film. It is completely madcap but there is method in its manic madness."
Stree is a horror-comedy directed by Amar Kaushik, the film also features Aparshakti Khurrana, Pankaj Tripathi and Vijay Raaz.
As per Taran Adarsh's previous tweet, Stree got a bigger start at the box office thanYamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se. Reporting the film's early box office trends on Friday, Mr Adarsh tweeted: "Box office can be most unpredictable but that's the beauty of this business... Stree takes a bigger start than the bigger-in-cast Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se. Proves, phir se [yet again], Fridays can be so unpredictable!"
Boxoffice can be most unpredictable, but that's the beauty of this business... #Stree takes a bigger start than the bigger-in-cast #YamlaPaglaDeewanaPhirSe... Proves, phir se [yet again], Fridays can be sooo unpredictable!— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) August 31, 2018
Meanwhile, Dharmendra's Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se, which also opened in theaters on Friday, managed to earn merely Rs 1.75 crore, reports Box office India. The film opened to negative reviews and film critic, Saibal Chatterjee, gave the film 1.5 stars out of 5 and wrote: "You do not need to subject yourself to its surfeit of action, comedy and melodrama unless you are an inveterate fan of the Deols, collectively or individually."
Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Seis a comedy film, featuring father-son trio Dharmendra, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol. The film has been directed by Navaniat Singh and it is the third installment of the Yamla Pagla Deewana series.