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Good Newwz box office collection Day 4: Akshay Kumar-Kareena Kapoor film is going strong

Good Newwz box office collection Day 4: Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor's comedy film Good Newwz has been raking in the moolah since the day of its release. Its total collection stands at Rs 78.40 crore.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: December 31, 2019 3:08:39 pm
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Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor Khan’s Good Newwz has been unstoppable since the day it hit theaters. Its total collection stands at an impressive Rs 78.40 crore. It grossed Rs 13.41 crore on Monday.

Apart from Akshay and Kareena, the film also features Kiara Advani and Diljit Dosanjh in significant parts. Helmed by Raj Mehta, Good Newwz has been bankrolled by Hiroo Yash Johar, Aruna Bhatia, Karan Johar and Apoorva Mehta among others.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the film’s figures. He wrote, “#GoodNewwz collects in double digits on Day 4, passes crucial Mon test with flying colors… Multiplexes fantastic… Biz should jump today [31 Dec] and tomorrow [1 Jan]… Fri 17.56 cr, Sat 21.78 cr, Sun 25.65 cr, Mon 13.41 cr. Total: ₹ 78.40 cr. #India biz.”

The Indian Express’ film critic Shubhra Gupta gave Good Newwz a positive review and called it ‘not half bad.’

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15:08 (IST)31 Dec 2019
Good Newwz a 'bold & gutsy' film

@LMKMovieManiac tweeted, "#GoodNewwz - Yet another bold & gutsy pick from Superstar @akshaykumar. An out of the box adult - family comedy film which is relevant to all married couples. #Akki's superstardom will enable this #IVF theme reach out to crores of viewers. 2nd half promises more laughs & drama😃"

14:56 (IST)31 Dec 2019
Good Newwz all set to be a superhit?
14:41 (IST)31 Dec 2019
Diljit Dosanjh: Enjoy Good Newwz with your family
14:18 (IST)31 Dec 2019
Good Newwz gets the fans' approval

Good Newwz has received positive critical reviews and clearly fans are loving it as well. A fan, @manishaaa3, tweeted, "Can’t remember the last time a Bollywood movie made me laugh this hard #GoodNewwz 👏🏼👏🏼 I approve!"

13:51 (IST)31 Dec 2019
Akshay Kumar is tripping over #DilNaJaaneya
13:28 (IST)31 Dec 2019
Good Newwz to take advantage of New Year Eve?
13:01 (IST)31 Dec 2019
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12:27 (IST)31 Dec 2019
Good Newwz' overseas earnings
12:11 (IST)31 Dec 2019
Akshay Kumar is the box office Superman?

@AkashPawarHR tweeted, "Akshay kumar once again proved he is new Bollywood box office Superman.🔥 #GoodNewwz collects in double digits on Day 4, Multiplexes fantastic... Biz should jump today [31 Dec] and tomorrow [1 Jan]... Fri 17.56 cr, Sat 21.78 cr, Sun 25.65 cr, Mon 13.41 cr. Total: ₹ 78.40 cr."

11:55 (IST)31 Dec 2019
#GoodNewwz is a good news for the industry?
11:41 (IST)31 Dec 2019
Karan Johar celebrates the 'best goof-up of the year'
11:24 (IST)31 Dec 2019
Last Friday of the year new lucky day for movie releases?

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "The *last Friday* of the year [December] - after #Christmas festivities - is the new 'lucky' date for movie releases...
28 Dec 2018: #Simmba
27 Dec 2019: #GoodNewwz
Will it be a hat trick next year [2020]?"

11:03 (IST)31 Dec 2019
Kiara Advani: I consider myself very lucky

Kiara Advani told PTI, "I consider myself very lucky that I got an opportunity to be a part of this film. It’s a beautiful story.

"We have had such a good time making this film that we can’t to share it with the audience. The kind of love we are getting, that’s exactly how we shot the film – with that much excitement," she said.

10:40 (IST)31 Dec 2019
Good Newwz earns Rs 78.40 crore

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#GoodNewwz collects in double digits on Day 4, passes crucial Mon test with flying colors... Multiplexes fantastic... Biz should jump today [31 Dec] and tomorrow [1 Jan]... Fri 17.56 cr, Sat 21.78 cr, Sun 25.65 cr, Mon 13.41 cr. Total: ₹ 78.40 cr. #India biz."

10:13 (IST)31 Dec 2019
Good Newwz racing towards the Rs 100 crore mark?

A Twitter user Siddharth Kannan tweeted, "#GoodNewwz is racing towards the 100cr mark! Total opening week collections: ₹ 64.99 cr."

09:58 (IST)31 Dec 2019
I knew it will do good: Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar told PTI in an interview, "I knew it will do good. It has the seed in the right place. A lot of people have done IVF but I would be glad if more people come out and talk about it."

Talking about the criticism the film got for its stance on anti-abortion, Akshay said, "It is just a character talking and not an actor. If you see, my character is negative in a way, I am a self-centred person in the film but that doesn’t mean I am teaching that (to people)."

09:36 (IST)31 Dec 2019
Akshay Kumar vs Akshay Kumar at the box office

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh earlier tweeted, "#AkshayKumar versus #AkshayKumar... *Opening Weekend* biz - 2019...
⭐ #Kesari ₹ 78.07 cr [#Holi; Thu-Sun]
⭐ #MissionMangal ₹ 97.56 cr [#IndependenceDay; Thu-Sun]
⭐ #HF4 ₹ 53.22 cr [pre-#Diwali; Fri-Sun]
⭐ #GoodNewwz ₹ 65.99 cr [Fri-Sun]
#India biz."

09:18 (IST)31 Dec 2019
Good Newwz review

The Indian Express film critic Shubhra Gupta gave the film a positive review. She wrote, "For a film that comes from the Dharma stable which is usually so careful about aesthetics, it’s surprising how some of the sets look so patently like sets: I was particularly struck by a gol-guppa-eating sequence which comes off more contrived than touching because even the sudden shower that comes down on the characters feels like it’s been manufactured by a rain machine just beyond our vision."

Also read: Good Newwz movie review: Akshay-Kareena starrer is not half bad

Shubhra Gupta wrote in her review, "I thoroughly enjoyed the first half, with its easy, spiky banter between Varun and Deepu, as they (she more than he) stare at the right date on the ovulating calendar, and get down to the job, her pushing, him pulling: sex strictly for procreation can be a chore. Haha. Good to see Akshay Kumar a) not being a flag-waving-nationalist-patriot b) owning up to grey-stubble-on-chin, and c) reminding us just how funny he can be. Kapoor Khan has not a single hair out of place even when she needs to appear ruffled, filling out the role perfectly. Dosanjh’s consummate turn manages to overcome the top-to-toe velvety-bling he’s togged out in; I only wish Advani had a little more to do, even if her dutiful mata rani worshipping, pinni-eating Punjabi wife look is spot on."

"The film works best when it is being its bawdy, silly, raucous self. It dips when it veers towards bring-out-the-hankies emotion bowing to the dictum of ‘how can a Bollywood film not make you laugh and cry at the same time’. When will filmmakers get past this hoary belief?" she added.

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