After a bang on kick start to the year 2019 with Box office collections nearing Rs 350 crores, Bollywood maintained the momentum with its revenues close to 300 crores for the month of February. Although, February isn’t considered to be a month of such high performance because of no holiday advantage and an added pressure of school examinations but movies like Gully Boy and Total Dhamaal made it possible.

The biggest hit of the month, musical drama Gully Boy, directed by Zoya Akhtar starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt released on the Valentine’s Day and grabbed around Rs. 20 crores on the first day of its release. The film’s perfect story line with an outstanding direction, cinematography and dialogues helped it enter the Rs. 100 crores club in just 8 days.

Another big hit of the month was Indra Kumar directed Total Dhamaal, which is the third instalment of Dhamaal franchise. Anil Kapoor-Madhuri Dixit starrer film that hit the screens in the last week of February is a comedy flick. Although the film did not receive good reviews, but it still managed to collected Rs. 99.30 crores in its first week because of the family audience and kids. The movie also stars Ajay Devgn, Riteish Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi and Javed Jaffrey and Sanjay Mishra among others has collected Rs. 123.80 crores so far.

The other two releases were Amavas and Ek Ladki ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga. Sonam Kapoor starrer Ek Ladki ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, which was expected to add high numbers to the collections added only Rs. 20.26 crores.

Vicky Kaushal’s Uri: The Surgical Strike which had already earned more than Rs. 100 crores in January was still trending even in its seventh week. Uri added Rs. 66 crores more to the grand total collections of February and the film’s earnings are still unstoppable.

March began with two new releases, first Kartik Aryan and Kirti Sanon starrer Luka Chuppi and the other one Sonchiriya to keep the entertainment quotient high even in the month of March. Other upcoming movie will be Amitabh Bachchan and Tapsi Pannu starrer Badla releasing on March 8.

As for Hollywood, no big movies were released in February. However, Captain Marvel releasing on March 8 has already created a lot of excitement amid the Hollywood fan-base in India.

With inputs from Aditi Gupta

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