Shahid Kapoor’s latest film Batti Gul Meter Chalu might have picked up after a disappointing opening, but it was still a slow weekend for a star-studded film that had no major competition. After four days, the film’s collection stands at Rs 29.33 crore. Directed by Shree Narayan Singh, Batti Gul Meter Chalu also stars Shraddha Kapoor and Yami Gautam.
Sharing the box office number, film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh wrote, “#BattiGulMeterChalu Fri 6.76 cr, Sat 7.96 cr, Sun 8.54 cr, Mon 3.16 cr, Tue 2.91 cr. Total: ₹ 29.33 cr. India biz. #BGMC”
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) September 26, 2018
Batti Gul Meter Chalu is a social drama based on the corruption in electricity department in India. Shahid Kapoor plays a lawyer whose life turns upside down when his childhood friend commits suicide after being slapped with an electricity bill amounting over lakhs. The film released in theatres on September 21, along with Manto.