In a laughter-packed race to the box office glory, Fukrey 3, the latest installment in the beloved franchise, has made quite the splash, netting a cool Rs 28.30 crore in its opening three days in India. Directed by the talented Mrighdeep Singh Lamba and boasting a stellar cast including Varun Sharma, Pankaj Tripathi, Pulkit Samrat, Manjot Singh, and Richa Chadha, the film has its sights set on a smashing Rs 50 crore nett extended opening weekend.
Fukrey 3 Day 3 Box Office Collection
Double DIGIT day for Fukrey 3, an impressive growth 👏#Fukrey3 Day 3 #BoxOffice collection: Rs 11.67 crore
Total #BO: Rs 28.30 crore #India nett🔥
On #GandhiJayanti holiday, Fukrey 3 will cross Rs 5⃣0⃣ crore tomorrow#PankajTripathi #PulkitSamrat #VarunSharma @excelmovies pic.twitter.com/op5ro8rvWz
— Praneet Samaiya (@praneetsamaiya) October 1, 2023
The comic caper witnessed a Saturday surge, pocketing an additional Rs 11.67 crore, propelling its three-day total to the current impressive figure. With Sunday and Gandhi Jayanti festivities still ahead, the film seems poised to dance close to the half-century mark, if not hit it outright.
Decoding Fukrey 3’s Numbers
While Fukrey 3’s three-day haul may seem moderate within the context of its franchise legacy, especially when compared to the roaring success of Fukrey Returns in 2017, it’s essential to note that the film is holding its own, considering its mid-budget and non-starrer status. The real litmus test awaits on Tuesday, determining whether it can match or exceed the predecessor’s numbers.
Fukrey 3 is emerging as the preferred choice for Hindi cinegoers. Also faces weak competition from this week’s release, The Vaccine War, which is witnessing a bleak response at the box office. The film’s director, coming off a historic commercial success, finds this outing forgettable. While the numbers for Fukrey 3 are commercially sound. Thus, the footfall decline raises questions about the franchise’s future trajectory. Small franchises encountering stagnation or declines in collections may face challenges in planning future installments.
About Fukrey 3: Comic Chaos Unleashed
Set a year after Fukrey Returns; the film sees Bholi Punjaban entering politics. Therefore threatening to turn Delhi into a criminal haven. The quartet hatches a plan, pitting Choocha against Bholi in the elections, unleashing a hilarious chain of events. Thus including Choocha’s newfound power to turn urine into gunpowder. The laugh riot continues, and the box office saga unfolds. In the unpredictable world of Fukrey. The laughs are loud, and the numbers are promising. Stay tuned for more updates on this rollicking rollercoaster of comedy and chaos.