In a battle of box office collections, ‘Fukrey 3’ emerges as the undisputed winner, leaving ‘The Vaccine War’ behind. Both films hit the theaters on the same day, September 28, but their fortunes at the box office have been quite different.
‘Fukrey 3,’ the comedy film starring Varun Sharma, Pulkit Samrat, Manjot Singh, Pankaj Tripathi, and Richa Chadha, has proven to be a crowd-pleaser, amassing nearly ₹63 crore nett in India, according to Sacnilk.com. The film’s box office journey has been marked by steady growth and consistent performance.
Here’s a breakdown of ‘Fukrey 3’ box office collection:
- Opening day: ₹8.82 crore nett
- Day 2: ₹7.81 crore
- Day 3: ₹11.67 crore
- Highest single-day collection (Sunday): ₹15.18 crore
- Monday: ₹11.69 crore
- Tuesday: ₹4.11 crore
- Estimated Wednesday collection: ₹3.65 crore
In total, ‘Fukrey 3’ has amassed ₹62.93 crore nett in India, showcasing its strong appeal to audiences.
On the other hand, ‘The Vaccine War,’ directed by Vivek Agnihotri, has faced challenges at the box office. The film’s collection has been notably lower, with an approximate ₹8.15 crore nett in India during its opening week. Here’s a brief overview of ‘The Vaccine War’ box office collection:
- Opening day: ₹85 lakh
- Friday: ₹90 lakh
- Saturday: ₹1.75 crore
- Sunday: ₹2.25 crore
- Monday: ₹1.4 crore
- Tuesday: ₹50 lakh
- Estimated Wednesday collection: Similar to Tuesday
Despite its lower collection figures, ‘The Vaccine War’ tells a compelling story based on the development of Covaxin (BBV152), India’s indigenous and affordable Covid-19 vaccine. The film features Nana Patekar, Pallavi Joshi, and Raima Sen in prominent roles.
‘Fukrey 3’ continues the hilarious adventures of the beloved characters, picking up from where the second installment left off. With its consistent performance at the box office, ‘Fukrey 3’ solidifies its place as a hit comedy franchise, while ‘The Vaccine War’ showcases a different kind of narrative, highlighting India’s efforts in developing a homegrown Covid-19 vaccine.