Mumbai, May 1 -- If there were assumptions that Mukesh Bhatt's Aashiqui 2 would die unnoticed at the boxoffice due to the popular Hollywood franchise Iron Man 3, then trade analysts and exhibitors give a suprisingly different news on the business of the films.
"Both films have done very well. In fact, it was the best weekend this year so far. The net income of Aashiqui 2 was around R19 crore, and Iron Man 3, across all languages, made around R27 crore," says trade analyst Komal Natha.
Trade analyst Amod Mehra agrees,"Overall, it was a very decent weekend. Aashiqui 2 has made very good business, considering it was a non-star cast film. The thing that has worked for the film is its music. On the other hand, Iron Man 3 has done phenomenally well for an English film and ha