The Abhinay Deo directorial ‘Blackmail’ starring Irrfan Khan is running steady at the box office. The quirky comedy collected a total of 14.42 crores at the end of day 5. Touted as one of the best dark comedies of the recent times, Blackmail received praises and love from all quarters owing to the intriguing storyline and brilliant performances by the ensemble cast. Rare for a dark comedy, Blackmail opened at a good note reviving the genre.
Opening on a decent note, the quirky comedy collected 2.81 crores on Friday, witnessing growth on Saturday and Sunday, Blackmail collected 3.85 crores and 4.56 crores respectively. Maintaining its hold, Blackmail enjoys a steady run at the box office collecting 1.68 crores on Monday and 1.52 crores on Tuesday, the film stands at the total collection of 14.42 crores. Having already recovered its budget of 18 crores for the cost of production and print and advertising cost with satellite digital music and overseas collection, Blackmail has emerged to be a sleeper hit at the box office.
Made on a modest budget of 18 crores, the film recovered 14 crores from satellite digital music and overseas collection, after recovering the budget the film has been earning in profit thus making the quirky comedy a hit at the box office. Produced by T-Series’ Bhushan Kumar and RDP Motion Pictures’ Abhinay Deo, ‘Blackमेल’, directed by Abhinay Deo, is running successfully all over.