Ayushmann Khurrana’s Anek continues to struggle to make an impact at the box office. After a poor opening of solely round Rs 1. 75 crore, the movie confirmed minor progress on Saturday, however not sufficient, in response to Box Office India. The Anubhav Sinha movie’s collections had been ‘horrible’, as Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 continued to dominate and picked up 5-6 occasions extra in Gujarat and different circuits.
Anek has had one of many lowest openings in 2022, together with Badhaai Do and Dhaakad. But there’s a small reduction, because it has carried out considerably higher than Dhaakad, which starred Kangana Ranaut as a spy. Dhaakad was only able to sell 20 tickets and earn Rs 4420 by Day 8.
Anek revolves round conflicts within the North East, however critics have stated that the movie wasn’t in a position to delve absolutely into the political context and remained on the floor. This might be the bottom that an Ayushmann Khurrana movie has earned in recent times. The actor, who has given hits akin to Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, Bala, Dream Girl, and Badhaai Ho in pre-pandemic occasions, has failed to drag audiences to cinema halls within the post-pandemic period. His final release Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, which hit the theaters in December 2021, additionally managed to mint solely Rs 3.75 crore on its opening day.
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Anek has obtained a combined response from movie critics. The Indian Express’ Shubhra Gupta has given the film a 2.5-star ranking. In her assessment, she wrote, “Ayushmann Khurrana and the film stay woolly, being careful to stay in the middle of the while-on-the-one-side, but-also tightrope. Anubhav Sinha dips his toe into relatively unexplored territory, with mixed results.”