Dunki Day 16 Box Office Collection: Shah Rukh Khan’s Film Is Steady At Box Office

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Shah Rukh Khan’s latest cinematic venture, “Dunki,” continues to captivate audiences, marking a commendable performance at the box office on its 16th day. Despite a shaky start, the Rajkumar Hirani directorial managed to rake in Rs 2.20 crore on its third Friday, sustaining its successful run. Here is the Dunki Day 16 Box Office collection. Also read: Dunki Cast Salary.


Opening Ripples And Steady Surge

Dunki Vicky Kaushal

Debuting on December 21 with Rs 29.2 crore, Dunki faced an initial dip on its first Friday, collecting Rs 20.12 crore. However, the tide turned as the weekend unfolded, witnessing an upward trend with Rs 25.61 crore on Saturday and Rs 30.7 crore on Sunday. The first-week earnings soared to Rs 160.22 crore, solidifying its position. Dunki primarily stayed in single-digit territory in its second week except for a surprising surge on the second Sunday, amassing Rs 11.5 crore. The overall net Box Office collection for the second week amounted to Rs 46.25 crore, bringing the total Indian earnings to Rs 208.67 crore.


Global Triumph: Dunki vs Salaar

Dunki Teaser

Despite facing tough competition from Prabhas’ Salaar, which was released on December 22, Dunki has held its ground. Made with Rs 120 crore, Dunki has already garnered Rs 422.90 crore globally, as per Red Chillies Entertainment. In contrast, Salaar, with a whopping budget of Rs 270 crore, managed to amass Rs 578.55 crore worldwide, boasting an impressive 214% Return on Investment.


Genre Clash: Drama vs Action-Packed

Dunki Taapsee Pannu

Dunki, delving into the sensitive topic of illegal immigration, faced direct competition with Salaar: Cease Fire – Part 1, an action-packed extravaganza directed by Prashanth Neel. While Dunki is exclusively in Hindi, Salaar’s multilingual release (Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi) further broadened its appeal.


Dunki’s Remarkable ROI

Dunki Cast

As Dunki continues to break barriers with its global success. The clash with Salaar has intensified the Bollywood vs South Indian cinema debate, with Dunki boasting a remarkable 352% Return on Investment. The Shah Rukh Khan starrer remains a force to be reckoned with in the ever-evolving landscape of Indian cinema. As the clash between Dunki and Salaar unfolds, the box office battleground becomes a thrilling spectacle for cinema enthusiasts as these cinematic giants dominate screens. Also, the real winner emerges as the industry itself. Thus flourishing with creativity and captivating narratives that transcend regional boundaries.

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Savy Dayal
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Passionate about the glitz and glamour of Bollywood & Entertainment Industry. With an innate flair for storytelling, I weave words to capture the essence, thus making entertainment a delightful escape through the lens of Savy's pen.

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