Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2: Kartik Aaryan starrer ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’ is making a big splash at the box office in its second week as well. The film earned Rs 4.45 crore on day 13, taking its total collection to Rs 137.54 crore. While the film is still attracting crowds, the Anees Bazmee directorial is expected to go ahead and cross the Rs 150 crore mark soon.
Kartik reposted a picture of himself with Rajpal Yadav with the words ‘Next stop 150 crore’. Sharing the same, the actor wrote, “Next stop ️# Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 rock solid in theaters!!”
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It is a cause for celebration not only for the cast and crew, but for the struggling Hindi film industry. ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’ is the third hit of the year at the Bollywood box office after Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ and Vivek Agnihotri’s ‘The Kashmir Files’. The film’s success comes at a time when there is a debate about the declining popularity of Hindi films, with South Indian blockbusters like ‘Pushpa: The Rise’, ‘RRR’, and ‘KGF: Chapter 2’, in the North Indian markets. Also performing well.
There were reports of Kartik Aaryan increasing his fees due to the success of ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’. However, the actor later dismissed these reports as ‘baseless’ through a social media post. Reacting to one such report, Karthik wrote on Twitter, “Promotion has happened in life, not increment.