NEW DELHI: Aamir Khan-starrer "PK" has minted over Rs 50 crore in two days in the domestic market, and trade experts expect it do "steady" business in coming days.
Directed by Rajkumar Hirani and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, the film released Friday.
I’m wide awake guys, can’t sleep. Just a few hours to go now. Can’t wait for the sun to rise. PK aaya. #PKaaya— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) December 18, 2014
Girish Johar, who is aware of the economics of the Hindi film industry, tweeted: "#PK does a 50crs+ in flat 2 days - is now the 4th film of 2014 to get 50crs in 2days - #HappyNewYear #PK #SinghamReturns #Kick"
The film, which also stars Anushka Sharma, Sushant Singh Rajput and Sanjay Dutt, did better on second day by earning Rs.29 crore, said Rajesh Thadani of Multimedia Combines.
"It has collected at least Rs 55 crore in first two days. On the first day, it earned about Rs 26 crore. The next day, it managed to mint Rs 29 crore. They will earn profit, but expectations were higher," he told IANS.
"The film is being liked by people in metropolitan cities. It will maintain steady figures in coming days," he added.
Impressed by "PK", writer Milap Zaveri predicts a "huge run" at the box office.
"#PK has great growth on Saturday! This film is set for a looooong and huge run at the box office," he tweeted.