BOX OFFICE: Dull Weekend For ‘Bajatey Raho’, ‘Nasha’ And ‘Issaq’

This weekend, three of Bollywood’s releases ‘Issaq’, ‘Bajatey Raho’ and ‘Nasha’ fared poorly at the ticketing windows.
This weekend, three of Bollywood’s releases ‘Issaq’, ‘Bajatey Raho’ and ‘Nasha’ fared poorly at the ticketing windows.

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MUMBAI: This weekend, three of Bollywood’s releases ‘Issaq’, ‘Bajatey Raho’ and ‘Nasha’ fared poorly at the ticketing windows.

The opening weekend figure for ‘Bajatey Raho’, which is directed by Shashant Shah and stars Tusshar Kapoor, Ravi Kishan, Dolly Ahluwalia, and Vinay Pathak, was a bleak Rs 49.3 million (rs 4.93 crore) net.

‘Issaq’ too had a bleak opening, with the Prateik Babbar-Amyra Dastur starrer generating approximately Rs 31 million (rs 3.10 crore) net in its first three days. The Manish Tiwary directorial was a middling performer last weekend.

Finally, Poonam Pandey starrer controversial film ‘Nasha’, directed by Amit Saxena, saw a poor opening weekend, with collections at just about Rs 27.7 million (Rs 2.77 crore) net.