Live tv
  1. You Are At:
  2. English News
  3. Entertainment
  4. Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 becomes Kartik Aaryan's biggest opener; here's how his previous films fared at box office

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 becomes Kartik Aaryan's biggest opener; here's how his previous films fared at box office

As expected Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 witnessed a good opening day business of Rs 14.11 crore, which is a box office record for Kartik Aaryan.

Devasheesh Pandey Written by: Devasheesh Pandey New Delhi Updated on: May 21, 2022 11:38 IST
Bollywood actor
Image Source : INSTAGRAM

Kartik Aaryan movies from 2011 to 2020 have done well at box office


  • Kartik Aaryan's 2020 release Love Aaj Kal opposite Sara Ali Khan has been his best opener till date
  • His movies have been consistently doing good business at the box office
  • Kartik made his Bollywood debut in 2011 with Pyaar Ka Punchnama, which was a sleeper hit

Bhool Bhuliayaa 2 had raised major curiosity before its release. On May 20, the Kartik Aaryan, Tabu and Kiara Advani-starrer hit the cinema halls and the reviews of the fans have been positive and encouraging for the makers. Since the initial buzz around the movie was positive, it was expected that the opening day numbers at the box office will be great. Many even expected this movie to be a game-changer for Bollywood, which has been reeling from the twin effects of the pandemic and dubbed films from the South doing really good business in the North markets. 

Read: Kartik Aaryan's Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 OTT premiere; to release on Netflix, Prime Video or Hotstar?

However, with the release of Bhool Bhuliayaa 2, things are looking good for the Hindi film industry. As per a report in Box Office India, the advance bookings had earned Rs 8 crore and the occupancy on release day has been good. This will translate into a very good momentum for the film. Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 does have a shot at the Rs 15 crore nett collections, as per BOI.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the total earnings of the film on day 1 of its release. "#BhoolBhulaiyaa2 brings JOY, gives HOPE, boosts MORALE, revives BIZ... Silences NAYSAYERS, who wrote obituaries of #Bollywood after a string of flops... FANTASTIC Day 1, despite *low ticket pricing*... Emerges #KartikAaryan's BIGGEST OPENER... Fri ₹ 14.11 cr. #India biz," he tweeted. This made it Kartik's best opener till now. 

Read: Escaype Live Review: An honest look into dark world of web and horrors that lurk online

Let's take a look at how his previous films scored on an opening day at the box office. 

Love Aaj Kal (2020)

Opening Day: Rs 11.47 crore

Total Collection: Rs 33.39 crore

Pati Patni Aur Woh (2019)

Opening Day: Rs 8.34 crore

Total Collection: Rs 80.41 crore

Luka Chuppi (2019)

Opening Day: Rs 7.76 crore

Total Collection: Rs 88.51 crore

Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety (2018)

Opening Day: Rs 6.18 crore

Total Collection: Rs 100.80 crore

Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 (2015)


Opening Day: Rs 6.20 crore 

Total Collection: Rs 60.38 crore

Akaash Vani (2013)

Opening Day: Rs 35 lakh

Total Collection: Rs 2.24 crore

Pyaar Ka Punchnama (2011)

Opening Day: Rs 94 lakh

Total Collection: Rs 12.58 crore