Kangana Ranaut is once again in the hearts of the fans and the critics with Panga. She turned into an effortless boxer in the Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's sports drama. Once again, the story of the women empowerment told in a powerful way hit the screens only to give more power to the female directors. However, it is a different story when it comes to box office collections. Panga had a slow start at the ticket windows on day one. But on Saturday, it saw a positive growth. The flick collected Rs 8.31 crore. Panga Movie Review: Kangana Ranaut and Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's Entertaining and Moving Film Will Make You Call Your Mother.

As reported by trade analyst Taran Adarsh, "#Panga flies high on Day 2... Glowing word of mouth has come into play... Witnesses excellent growth across metros... Improves in multiplexes of Tier-2 cities... Needs to cover lost ground on Day 3 [#RepublicDay]... Fri 2.70 cr, Sat 5.61 cr. Total: ₹ 8.31 cr. #India biz." Check out the tweet below.

Panga's Second Day Collection

It is hearty to see when a critically acclaimed film rises high in monetary sense too. After all, that boosts the energy of the filmmakers to tell more such stories without having a sense of doubt about collecting enough money. The recent recepient of Padma Shri Award has once again proved that she is a bankable star when it comes to such strong scripts with female protagonists. The movie is currently competing with Varun Dhawan-Shraddha Kapoor starrer Street Dancer 3D. The Remo D'Souza film got mild reviews from the critics but earned a decent amount at the ticket windows. It has to be seen whether the positive word of mouth for Panga, helps makers mint more this weekend. Stay tuned.

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