Ishaqzaade newcomers beat Karisma!

By Hindustan Times

Made at a cost of Rs. 14.5 crore (production plus promotions), Ishaqzaade collected R15 crore from selling its satellite rights itself. Which means that the film, which collected a box office total of Rs. 15.91 crore on its opening weekend, has done very well.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh says, “The film fared exceptionally well. It showed a healthy growth over the weekend by collecting an estimated Rs. 4.54 cr (Friday), Rs. 5.15 cr (Saturday), Rs. 6.22cr (Sunday) at the box office.” Box Office India editor Vajir Singh adds, “For Ishaqzaade, the fresh pairing, intense story and the banner’s brand name worked. That it was National Award winner Habib Faisal’s second outing was a plus.”

Habib Faisal however claims he doesn’t understand figures. He says, “I am told it’s doing better in smaller cities and single screens as compar