Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana has expanded his catalog of experimental films of various genres with his latest release – director Anubhav Sinha Anek. Released on May 27, 2022, the socio-political thriller is set against the geopolitical backdrop of northeast India and saw Ayushmann Khurrana step into the shoes of an undercover agent Joshua aka Aman.
Despite having a storyline focused on the subject matter that has significance in contemporary Indian politics, the film failed to attract the masses to theaters. It opened to moderate responses from audiences and critics. here’s how Anek performed on Day 1 of his theatrical tour.
Anek Box office collections Day 1
The hype around Ayushmann Khurrana Anek was not reflected in its box office collections as the film opened to a dull response. According to reports from Box office India, Anek hit some unimpressive numbers at the box office. Early estimates suggest the action thriller slated for around Rs 1.75 crore on opening day, which is quite low compared to Khurrana’s previous release, Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, which opened at Rs 3 crore.
In addition, the film receives stiff competition from Tom Cruise. Top Gun: Maverick and that of Kartik Aaryan Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2. The last now marching to 100 crore elite club. Considering these two great movies, Anek could take some time to pick up the pace at the box office.
More about Anek
The film is directed by Anubhav Sinha and financed by Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series and Anubhav Sinha’s Benaras Mediaworks. Starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Andrea Kevichusa in the lead role, the film focuses on the northeastern part of India. It was filmed primarily across Assam and Meghalaya, which gave Ayushmann an insight into the people of that region. Additionally, this also marks Ayushmann’s second collaboration with Anubhav after their film focused on the subject. Section 15.
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