On Thursday, ‘Ek Villain Returns’ added Rs 1.75 crore to its collection. At the end of its first week at the box office, ‘Ek Villain Returns’ stands at a total of Rs 31 crore, reports boxfficeindia. The film has performed well in mid-range multiplexes, smaller and single screens have underperformed according to the expectations from a film like ‘Ek Villain Returns’. With no major competition in the coming week, ‘Ek Villain Returns’ has a chance to shine at the box office. Directed by Mohit Suri, this film is a sequel to his 2014 action thriller ‘Ek Villain’.
Speaking about the success of this film, Arjun had told IANS, “The fact that ‘Ek Villain Returns’ opening is the fifth biggest of my career, even while the industry tries to bounce back post pandemic, is extremely validating. I have consistently tried to do films that connect to the youth and the masses and it feels great to see them enjoy ‘Ek Villain Returns’. I’m thrilled with the start that the film has got and I’m sure it will continue its momentum in the days to come.”