The much-awaited crime thriller, “Drishyam 2” has finally graced the cinemas. The film features Ajay Devgn as Vijay Salgaonkar in the main lead role. It has opened with rave reviews from the critics and registers 2nd highest advance bookings for a Hindi film in 2022 after Brahmastra.
Drishyam 2 is passed with a UA certificate by the central board of film certification with an approved runtime of 142 mins or 2hrs 22mins. On the online ticket bookings website, Bookmyshow over 1.1L people has shown their interest to watch the film.
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Box Office Collection Day 1
Ajay-Tabu starrer has taken a very good start in terms of occupancy rates, the film has opened with 30-35% occupancy in the major cities. Even though the trend was flat during morning and noon shows, it gained momentum of unheard proportion over eve and night shows.
As per the trade estimations, Drishyam 2 has taken a huge start of Rs 15 Cr at the box office, which is in the same range as Bhool Bhualiyaa 2. The biz is being driven by Mumbai and Gujarat circuit, reportedly.
Drishyam 2 Advance Bookings Report
Drishyam 2 is a sequel to the 2015 smash hit Drishyam which enjoys a cult fan following and has set the base for the sequel which is clear from its advance bookings.
The film has seen the second-highest ticket sales in 2022 after Brahmastra for an outright Hindi film. However, the difference is significant in terms of ticket collections between both movies.
Brahmastra has sold the overall tickets worth 19.66 Cr whereas Drishyam 2 clocked 6.93 Cr from the advance bookings for the opening day.
Drishyam 2 Screen Counts and Budget
Drishyam 2 has occupied 3302 screens in India and Nepal, with showcasing concentrated majorly towards the multiplexes across the country. It has been released on 858 screens & counting in the overseas territories for 4160 screen counts worldwide.
Ajay led is said to be made with a budget of 50 crores, thereby it will need to churn out around 75 crore nett in the domestic market to emerge as a hit flick.
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Drishyam 2 Reviews
It has received rave reviews from critics praising the performances of the main characters, climax, story, cinematography, and direction. Bollywood Hungama’s Taran Adarsh called the film Power-Packed in his one-word review and rated it 4 out of 5 stars. Check out the tweets from some known critics, below:
DRISHYAM 2 has enough THRILLS & DRAMA to make for a RIVETING WATCH; Rides on a POWERFUL second half, that keeps you on the edge of your seat, whereas the first half takes time to establish itself. The final 45 mins are sure to SURPRISE; Go watch #Drishyam2
3.5 Stars (⭐️⭐️⭐️🌟)
— Himesh (@HimeshMankad) November 17, 2022
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐️#AjayDevgn. #AkshayeKhanna. #Tabu. #ShriyaSaran… Powerhouse actors in a power-packed film… Director #AbhishekPathak delivers a fantastic thriller… The fiery confrontations cast a spell… DON’T MISS. #Drishyam2Review pic.twitter.com/9m150S1RJk
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 17, 2022
With Stay True To Original, With More Shocking Twists. #Drishyam2 Is The Finest Suspense Thriller, Till Date.
⭐⭐⭐⭐#AjayDevgn As #VijaySalgaonkar is As Brilliant As #Mohanlal Sir.#Tabu & #AkshayeKhanna Gives You Chills.#ShriyaSaran Fabulous#DSP Music is 🔥 pic.twitter.com/Ln1tUWPWXj
— Ashwani kumar (@BorntobeAshwani) November 18, 2022
Finished watching #Drishyam2 and I have no doubts that it'll prove to be the masala thriller which will bring back audiences back in theatres. Right amount of drama, suspense, twists and a full filmy climax. @ajaydevgn owns each frame. #AkshayeKhanna impressive. Full review soon.
— Monika Rawal (@monikarawal) November 17, 2022