The highly anticipated horror comedy, Chandramukhi 2, starring Raghava Lawrence and Kangana Ranaut, has made a spooky entrance into the box office. Early estimates, as reported by Sacnilk.com, reveal that the film raked in an impressive ₹7.5 crore on its opening day across all languages. Directed by P Vasu, this film showcases Raghava Lawrence in a dual role, promising audiences twice the chills and laughter.
Chandramukhi 2 Box Office Debut
On Thursday, the Kangana-Raghav’s film boasted a solid occupancy rate, particularly in the Tamil market, where it achieved a remarkable 51.90 percent occupancy. Meanwhile, Telugu and Hindi showings garnered respectable occupancies of 42.65 percent and 12.77 percent, respectively.
The release of “Chandramukhi 2” coincided with Eid-e-Milad an-Nabi and Ganpati Visarjan holidays in certain parts of India. This fortuitous timing may have contributed to the film’s strong opening, as viewers flocked to theaters to celebrate the festive season.
Chandramukhi 2 is the sequel to the iconic Tamil horror comedy Chandramukhi, which starred Rajinikanth and Jyothika in lead roles. In a heartwarming gesture, Raghava Lawrence sought the blessings of Rajinikanth himself before the film’s release, also congratulating the senior actor on the success of “Jailer.”
The trailer of the film set the stage for an intriguing storyline. It introduces a family moving into a mansion with a chilling reputation, particularly regarding the south block—known as Chandramukhi’s domain. Kangana Ranaut shines as a dancer in the king’s court, celebrated for her beauty and dancing prowess, while Raghava Lawrence takes on the role of King Vettaiyan Raja in an alternate world that serves as the backdrop to the mansion’s enigmatic tale.
With a strong start at the box office and an intriguing premise, “Chandramukhi 2” appears poised to enchant and entertain audiences as it continues its cinematic journey. Horror comedy aficionados and fans of the original film are in for a thrilling and humorous ride with this sequel.