Director Indra Kumar's Total Dhamaal is witnessing good response at both the domestic and overseas box offices. Madhuri Dixit, Anil Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Riteish Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi's adventure-comedy movie has already gained the title of the highest first-weekend collection of 2019. The movie, which is the third instalment of the Dhamaal franchise, has received mixed and negative reviews from the critics.
According to trade pundit Taran Adarsh, Indra Kumar's film, which is made on a budget of nearly Rs 105 crore, is expected to surpass Rs 90 crore milestone at the domestic box office this week. The movie has grossed Rs 8.75 crore on Tuesday, making a total collection of Rs 81 crore in India, so far. However, in the overseas market, the film was released a day earlier on February 21, in 786 screens.
#TotalDhamaal shows a solid hold on weekdays... Emerges a big favourite in mass circuits/single screens... Set for a healthy, successful run in those circuits... Fri 16.50 cr, Sat 20.40 cr, Sun 25.50 cr, Mon 9.85 cr, Tue 8.75 cr. Total: ₹ 81 cr. India biz.- taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 27, 2019
Indra Kumar's comic caper managed to earn Rs 16.50 crore on Friday, Rs 20.40 crore on Saturday, Rs 25.50 crore on Sunday and Rs 9.85 crore on Monday. Additionally, Dhamaal 3 has also collected Rs 12.56 lakh from 23 screens in Australia box office and Rs 13.53 lakh from 17 screens at the ticket windows in New Zealand, reports Bollywood Hungama.
Total Dhamaal's plot revolves around 10 people who risk their lives for a jackpot worth Rs 50 crore. These people go through the land, water, desert, and sky to get hold of the prize. The film also witnesses Madhuri Dixit and Anil Kapoor working together after a gap of almost two decades. They were last seen together in Rajkumar Santoshi's 2001 release, Lajja.
Along with a list of bigwigs, Total Dhamaal also features actors like Jaaved Jaaffery, Boman Irani, Sanjay Mishra, Vijay Patkar, Johny Lever, Esha Gupta, Mahesh Manjrekar, and Sudesh Lahiri. Fox Star Studios have partnered with Ajay Devgn's production house, FFilms to make Total Dhamaal. Pen India Limited and Mangal Murti Films have also contributed to the movie as the co-producers.
(Edited by Vivek Dubey)