Opened to positive word of mouth, Bollywood star Ajay Devgn starrer Drishyam 2 is minting solid revenues at the ticket windows. As per the trade reports from Mumbai, Drishyam 2 has collected a gross of Rs 75 crore with more than Rs 64 crore nett by the end of its three-day first weekend at the domestic circuits.
Including overseas, Drishyam 2 has collected Rs 85 crore gross say trade reports. Directed by Abhishek Pathak, Drishyam 2 is an official remake of the 2021 Malayalam film of the same title. Starring Mohanlal in the lead role, Drishyam 2 had a direct-to-OTT release on Amazon Prime Video last year due to the Covid crisis. The Drishyam franchise was created by Malayalam filmmaker Jeethu Joseph in 2015 with the first installment, Drishyam.
Coming back to the Hindi version of Drishyam 2, the film has Tabu, Shriya Saran, Akshaye Khanna, Ishita Dutta, Mrunal Jadhav and Rajat Kapoor in key roles. If the same trend continues, Drishyam 2 has a high chance to breach Rs 150 crore gross by the end of its first weekend, say sources. Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak, Abhishek Pathak and Krishan Kumar, reputed South music composer Devi Sri Prasad has scored soundtracks for Drishyam 2.