Akshay Kumar starrer Baby has had a good run at the box-office in two weeks since its release. The spy-thriller has so far collected Rs.70.66 crore at the domestic box office. According to Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh, Baby witnessed good growth on second Saturday. With the current figure, this offbeat entertainer, about a counter terrorism unit and its secret mission, is all set to be the first hit of 2015.
The film’s release had the advantage of an extended weekend, with the Republic Day falling on Monday, and so the four-day opening collection of Baby reached around Rs.50.97 crore. Mega review: Baby The film, however, opened on a slower than usual note, collecting Rs.9.30 crore on its opening day. Word-of-mouth appreciation and positive reviews worked wonders and collections rose over the weekend. On first Saturday, the film grossed Rs.11.71 crore while first Sunday’s take was Rs.15.60 crore.
Republic Day kept business steady, and the film collected Rs.14.90 crore on Monday. Producers are hopeful the film will touch the magical mark of Rs.100 crore in the days to come. Besides Akshay, Danny Denzongpa is the only actor who is seen throughout the film. Among the rest of the supporting cast, newcomer Taapsee Pannu has been applauded for her solitary action scene in the film while Anupam Kher, Kay Kay Menon, Sushant Singh and Pakistani actor Rasheed Naz have all made an impact in their respective small but strong roles.