Article 15 Crosses 50 Crore in 13 Days

Article 15 starring Ayushmann Khurrana had a good start at the Indian box office and maintained its grip in its first week. Now the film slows down in its second week because of stiff competition from Shahid Kapoor starrer Kabir Singh and due to the world cup matches. The movie began its theatrical run with ₹ 5.02 Crore and emerges as Ayushmann’s second highest opening after Badhaai Ho (₹ 7.35 Crore). The crime drama film has collected ₹ 50.83 Crore in India and ₹ 70.62 Crore gross worldwide within 13 days of its release.

The movie is directed by Anubhav Sinha and produced jointly by Zee Studios and Benaras Media Works. It is by written Gaurav Solanki and Anubhav Sinha. The movie also starring Isha Talwar, Sayani Gupta, Kumud Mishra, Manoj Pahwa, Ashish Verma, Sushil Pandey, Ronjini Chakraborty, Nassar, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub and Sumbul Touqeer.

The film is based on Article 15 of the Indian Constitution, which prohibits discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth. While not based on one specific event, the film is inspired by multiple true life events including 2014 Badaun gang rape allegations and 2016 Una flogging incident.

It was selected as the opening film for the 10th edition of London Indian Film Festival to be premiered on 20th June. Article 15 was released across 1500+ screens in India. It is estimated to be made on a budget of ₹ 28 Crore including the Production cost ₹ 20 Crore and Prints & Advertising Cost of ₹ 8 Crore.

Ayushmann Khurrana got an interesting line up of projects in his kitty. The actor has Bala which is based on social standards of beauty, Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan which is about the same-sex relationship, Dream Girl in which he plays the role of a cross-dresser and Shoojit Sircar’s Gulabo Sitabo co-stars Amitabh Bachchan.

Day Wise Domestic Collection :

Days Box Office Collection
Friday ₹ 5.02 Crore
Saturday ₹ 7.25 Crore
Sunday ₹ 7.77 Crore
Monday ₹ 3.97 Crore
Tuesday ₹ 3.67 Crore
Wednesday ₹ 3.48 Crore
Thursday ₹ 3.05 Crore
2nd Friday ₹ 2.65 Crore
2nd Saturday ₹ 4 Crore
2nd Sunday ₹ 5.35 Crore
2nd Monday ₹ 2.02 Crore
2nd Tuesday ₹ 1.25 Crore
2nd Wednesday ₹ 1.35 Crore
Total ₹ 50.83 Crore

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