NEW DELHI : Sujoy Ghosh's Badla, starring Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu, manages to "stand tall" at the box office, despite facing competition from Akshay Kumar's recently-released film Kesari, reports Bollywood trade analyst Taran Adarsh. The film, which opened in theaters two weeks ago, has managed to collect Rs. 92.56 crore. Taran Adarsh gave us a progress report of Badla in his latest tweet and wrote: "Badlastands tall, despite a big opponent [#Kesari]... Should cross 85 cr, with an outside chance of crossing 90 cr... [Week 3] Fri 2.07 cr, Sat 2.65 cr, Sun 2.75 cr, Mon 1 cr, Tue 90 lakhs, Wed 90 lakhs, Thu 85 lakhs. Total: 78.44 cr. India biz. Gross BOC: 92.56 cr."
Later, Taran Adarsh shared an update of the progress made by the film in the international arena and revealed that the film had earned Rs. 125 crore internationally. He tweeted: "Badlacrosses 125 cr worldwide (Gross BOC)...India: 92.56 cr. Overseas: 33.21 cr. Total: 125.77 cr Gross BOC."
Badla opened to positive reviews. Film critic Saibal Chatterjee, in his review for NDTV, gave the film 3 stars out of five and wrote: "Badla is a crime thriller that lifts itself out of the limitations of the form by spotlighting questions of guilt and retribution without diluting its edgy quality."
Badla is a crime-thriller directed by Sujoy Ghosh and it has been produced under Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment. The film also stars Amrita Singh.