Chhichhore Box Office Collection Day 2: Sushant Singh Rajput and Shraddha Kapoor Starrer Collects INR 20 Crore
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Chhichhore Box Office Collection Day 2: Sushant Singh Rajput and Shraddha Kapoor Starrer Collects INR 20 Crore

Chhichhore, directed by Nitesh Tiwari, hit the screens on Friday, 6th September. The film’s business has picked up due to positive word-of-mouth.

Nitesh Tiwari's latest directorial venture, Chhichhore, released on Friday, 6th September. A campus drama, starring Sushant Singh Rajput and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles, Chhichhore did moderate business on its opening day, collecting INR 7.32 crore. However, following good reviews and high ratings from many critics, the movie’s business improved on Saturday. According to film trade analyst, the film’s earnings increased by 67.35 percent at the domestic box office on the second day. He tweeted, “#Chhichhore jumps [67.35%] on Day 2... Glowing word of mouth is converting into enhanced footfalls and in turn, reflecting in its BO numbers... Expect further growth on Day 3... Eyes ₹ 35 cr [+/-] total in its weekend... Fri 7.32 cr, Sat 12.25 cr. Total: ₹ 19.57 cr. #India biz.”

Chhichhore, made on a budget of INR 70 crore, is expected to attact more audiences on Sunday. Produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, Chhichhore is the story of seven college friends and also features Varun Sharma, Prateik Babbar, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Naveen Polishetty andTushar Pandey in important roles. It has been compared to Rajkummar Hirani’s 2009 blockbuster film, 3 Idiots, which starred Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, R Madhavan, Sharman Joshi and Boman Irani in lead roles.

However, some critics, like India Today reviewer Vibha Maru, have called it “a missed opportunity.” Giving the film 2.5 stars out of 5, Vibha wrote, “Director Nitesh Tiwari had a subject that appealed to all generations, but he fails to create that magic that a memorable college drama should have had." She added, “Chhichhore is a one-time watch and for those who are still hung up on their college life. But it is no 3 Idiots." The film has also fallen victim to the online piracy website, Tamilrockers, which has leaked the full movie online for free streaming and download.

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