It has been confirmed that 1920 Evil Returns is a hit at the box office after amassing an impressive RS. 12.27 Crore during its opening weekend. The Bollywood horror flick has officially overthrown Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, which only collected RS. 5.75 Crore. It has not fared very well, despite the many positive reviews the Kunal Kapoor starrer received from the critics. However, it has managed to recover its costs, since the film was made on a tight budget of RS. 3 Crore.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh messaged the following on his Twitter account regarding the commercial success of 1920 Evil Returns, which stars Aftab Shivdasani and Tia Bajpai in the leading roles. “#1920 Evil Returns has recorded an exceptional total. Biz was robust on Friday, dipped marginally on Saturday, but went upwards on Sunday.” Many industry experts are surprised that the film is a huge success, especially since it was made on a small budget of RS. 9 Crore, has a less famous star cast attached to it and received mixed reviews from the critics upon release.
1920 Evil Returns is undeniably a dark horse which has triumphed at the box office due to the warm reception it has received from the public. It certainly is a reminder for many that the success of a film is indeed within the hands of the mass audiences rather than the critics. It is still in cinemas if you are keen to check out this much talked about film!