'Merry Christmas' marks a modest beginning at box office; rakes in 3.75 crores approx on day 3
Merry Christmas" enters its third day at the box office marking a slow start in terms of collections, but its gripping storyline and standout performances are earning accolades from fans and critics alike.
Published: Monday,Jan 15, 2024 07:56 AM GMT-07:00
As the festive thriller "Merry Christmas" enters its third day at the box office, the film may be marking a slow start in terms of collections, but its gripping storyline and standout performances are earning accolades from fans and critics alike. Starring Vijay Sethupathi and Katrina Kaif, the Sriram Raghavan directorial has been making waves for its unique narrative and compelling character portrayals.
The opening weekend for "Merry Christmas" witnessed a modest beginning at the domestic box office. The thriller, which simultaneously released in Hindi and Tamil, opened with a collection of ₹2.45 crore nett across all languages on Friday. However, the film gained momentum over the weekend, with Sunday's collection being the highest at approximately Rs 3.75 crore nett, as reported by Sacnilk.com.
The day-wise box office figures reveal a gradual rise in collections. On Saturday, the film earned Rs 3.45 crore nett in India across all languages. The Hindi version accounted for Rs 3.1 crore, while Tamil and Telugu contributed Rs 33 lakh and Rs 2 lakh, respectively.
While the box office numbers may reflect a slow start, "Merry Christmas" has been making its presence felt globally. A social media user recently captured the film's trailer playing on the iconic screens of New York's Times Square, emphasizing the movie's international appeal and the resonance of its Hindi and Tamil bilingual narrative.
The critical reception of "Merry Christmas" has been a mixed bag of reviews, ranging from positive to appreciative. Directed by Sriram Raghavan, the thriller boasts stellar performances from its lead cast, with Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi at the forefront.