Within twelve days of its release, Ajay Devgn's Raid has earned Rs 84.36 crore at the box-office. Raj Kumar Gupta's directorial venture has received a thumbs up from critics as well as fans, and the crime thriller is busy casting its spell at the ticket window with each passing day. With this updated box-office collection of Rs 84.36 crore, Raid has surpassed the lifetime collections of Akshay Kumar’s PadMan, which had collected Rs 82.10 crore at the box office.
“#Raid Tue biz remains at par with Mon biz... Good trending... [Week 2] Fri 3.55 cr, Sat 5.71 cr, Sun 7.22, Mon 2.42 cr, Tue 2.41 cr. Total: ₹ 84.36 cr. India biz”, film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
Inspired by real-life I-T raids (high profile income tax raids) that were conducted by the officers of the Indian Revenue Service in the 1980s, Raid is written by Ritesh Shah and helmed by Raj Kumar Gupta. Besides Ajay Degn, the film also features Ileana D’Cruz and Saurabh Shukla in lead roles. Raid is bankrolled by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak, while the music for the film is scored by Amit Trivedi, Tanishk Bagchi.
#Raid Tue biz remains at par with Mon biz... Good trending... [Week 2] Fri 3.55 cr, Sat 5.71 cr, Sun 7.22, Mon 2.42 cr, Tue 2.41 cr. Total: ₹ 84.36 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 28, 2018
Raid, directed by Raj Kumar Gupta, earlier opened to a decent Rs 10.04 crore on Friday. The film had a healthy first weekend as it went on to mint over Rs 41 crore.
Going by the current trend, the film is expected to perform well for many days to come. At least till March 30, when Baaghi 2 will hit the screens, it should be a comfortable ride for Raid.