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Badla box office collection Day 1: Sujoy Ghosh film earns Rs 5.94 crore

Starring Taapsee Pannu and Amitabh Bachchan in lead characters, Badla has got off to a thrilling start at the box office

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Badla box office collection Day 1: Badla, starring Taapsee Pannu and Amitabh Bachchan in lead characters, has got off to a thrilling start at the box office. The Sujoy Ghosh directorial has succeeded in impressing the audience, while film critics have also given it good ratings. The film hit the cinemas on 8 March and earned Rs 5.94 crore on the opening day.

Running to packed halls, the film is expected to pick up during the weekends and later courtesy word of mouth.

Taking to Twitter, trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the latest figures of the suspense thriller. “#Badla goes from strength to strength on Day 1… Picked up speed late afternoon onwards at metros, with appreciable growth in evening… Strong word of mouth has come into play… Should witness substantial growth on Day 2 and 3… Fri ₹ 5.04 cr. India biz. Gross: ₹ 5.94 cr,” he posted.

Produced by Red Chillies Entertainment in association with Azure Entertainment, the film is a remake of the 2017 Spanish film The Invisible Guest (Contratiempo, 2016). Apart from swapping the gender of the main protagonists and a few other changes, the film more or less stays loyal to the original screenplay of Spanish writer-director Oriol Paulo.

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