- Rival film Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety collected over Rs 6 crore
- The film may not be able to catch with Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety's business
- Oscar-nominated film Three Billboards... also released on Friday
#SonuKeTituKiSweety takes a WINNING START... Emerges the third best opener of 2018 [thus far], after #Padmaavat and #PadMan... Biz is expected zoom upwards on Sat and Sun... Fri 6.42 cr. India biz... #SKTKS— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 24, 2018
Welcome To New York also stars Karan Johar (in a double role) Boman Irani, Lara Dutta and Rana Daggubati. Film critic Saibal Chatterjee described the film as a "mindless yet harmless comedy." He said: "Welcome To New York is far too haphazard to hold together as a cohesive film over its entire runtime." Saibal Chatterjee gave the film two-star rating.
Oscar-nominated film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri also released on Friday but the film's collection figure have not been reported yet.