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Karan Johar’s ADHM leaves behind Ajay Devgn’s ‘Shivaay’ in Boxoffice battle on day one

Mumbai: On its opening day, Ajay Devgn starrer Shivaay has made good collection at the box office. Shivaay has entered the list of top 10 opening day grossers of 2016 earning Rs 10.24 crores. Karan Johar’s directorial venture “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” is running ahead at the box office, leaving behind Ajay Devgn’s “Shivaay”.

Despite the competition with Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Shivaay box office collection is expected to achieve a decent level. The Ajay Devgn starrer is also doing good on single screen.

The two much-awaited Diwali releases hit cinema houses on Saturday.

As per trade pundits, both the films are doings well at BO; Karan’s film is faring well at multiplexes while Ajay’s film is ruling the single screen theatres.

“Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” has earned Rs 13.30 crore at the box office in India on the opening day.

“We are thrilled and humbled with the love people are showering on “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”. It is a perfect Diwali entertainer and it has started on a very good note. The film has emerged as the biggest opener of Karan Johar,” Apoorva Mehta, CEO, Dharma Productions said in a statement.

The romantic-drama stars Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Anushka Sharma.

“We are overwhelmed and humbled with the response. This film is Karan’s biggest opening,” Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox Star Studios (producers) said.

“Shivaay” earned Rs 10.24 crore on day one.

According to trade sources, further increase is expected at the box office over the weekend as “Shivaay” has received a positive response from the audience and movie connoisseurs are flocking to theatres to catch the high-octane action emotional drama.

PTI