The much-awaited thriller drama Ek Villain starring Sidharth Malhotra, Shraddha Kapoor and Riteish Deshmukh in the leads, has made a brilliant collection on the first day and become the second biggest opener in the domestic market in 2014 after Superstar Salman Khan’s Jai Ho.
The romantic-thriller managed to earn Rs 16.72 crore the opening day. It has also turned out to be the biggest opener for producer Ekta Kapoor. Taran had earlier tweeted that the movie had thunderous start and the opening day figures will come as a ‘shocker’ for many.
Taran Adarsh tweeted
#EkVillain Fri ₹ 16.72 cr nett [2539 screens]. India biz. Second highest opener of 2014. In terms of screen average, it’s HIGHEST. AWESOME!
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 28, 2014
Ek Villain’ hit theatres on June 27. The film’s music composed by Mithoon and Ankit Tiwari is on everyone’s playlist, with ‘Galiyaan by Shraddha Kapoor and ‘Banjara’ emerging as obvious favourites.
Another trade analyst Komal Nahta tweeted, “‘Ek Villain’: Maya Gorakhpur morning show full. Noon matinee and evening 85% sold out in advance. Great! Velocity Indore: ‘Ek Villain’ 09:55 a.m. show Rs. 18,724.85. That’s unbelievable!”