Chandu Champion Box Office Collection Day 3: Film Goes Past 20 Crores

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Kabir Khan’s latest biographical sports drama, “Chandu Champion,” saw a significant boost on its first Sunday (June 16) following a slow start at the box office on Friday, June 14. Starring Kartik Aaryan in the lead role, the film experienced a nearly 40 percent increase in earnings from Saturday (June 15), bringing in Rs 10 crore on Sunday.

According to industry tracker Sacnilk, “Chandu Champion” has accumulated a total box office collection of Rs 21.75 crore over its first three days. The film opened on June 14 with earnings of Rs 4.75 crore, followed by Rs 7 crore on Saturday. On Sunday, the film achieved an overall occupancy of 32.47 percent in Hindi, with the highest attendance during the evening shows.

   

With Monday being an Eid holiday, “Chandu Champion” has the opportunity to sustain its momentum at the box office. However, it will soon face competition from Nag Ashwin’s much-anticipated film, “Kalki 2898 AD,” releasing on June 27. Meanwhile, it contends with the horror-comedy “Munjya,” which has already crossed the Rs 50 crore mark.

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Despite picking up pace on Sunday, “Chandu Champion” remains Kartik Aaryan’s second-lowest weekend total since his debut film “Pyaar Ka Punchnama.” Before this, his 2023 release “Shehzada” earned Rs 20.20 crore by the end of its opening weekend. In contrast, his first post-pandemic film “Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2” earned Rs 55.96 crore in its first weekend, and the romantic drama “Satyaprem Ki Katha” performed better with Rs 37.35 crore over its opening weekend.

However, “Chandu Champion” is benefiting from positive word of mouth. IndiaToday.in gave the film a 3-star rating, with a section of the review stating, “What makes ‘Chandu Champion’ worth a watch is the way that Kabir Khan truly believes in his story and turns it into a feel-good watch. It’s about heroism and realizing your potential, about taking your best shot despite adversities and sticking by your dream. It sounds not only clichéd but corny, and yet it involves us on a human level.”

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