Akshay-Kareenaâ€™s Film Is â€˜Unstoppable' (Photo Credit: Instagram)
Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor’s Good Newwz continues its impressive run at the box-office. On its second Friday, Good Newwz raked in Rs 8 crore, taking the total collections to Rs 136 crore. Sharing the box office figures on Twitter, trade analyst Taran Adarsh wrote, "Good Newwz is unstoppable... continues to win hearts, woo box office... Records rock-steady numbers on [second] Fri... North circuits superb... Should comfortably cross Rs 150 cr in Weekend 2... [Week 2] Fri 8.10 cr. Total: Rs 136 cr. India biz."
#GoodNewwz is unstoppable... Continues to win hearts, woo BO... Records rock-steady numbers on [second] Fri... North circuits superb... Should comfortably cross â‚¹ 150 cr in Weekend 2... [Week 2] Fri 8.10 cr. Total: â‚¹ 136 cr. #India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 4, 2020
Akshay Kumar, who reunites with Kareena Kapoor in the movie, told news agency IANS that he's "overwhelmed" with viewers' response. "We are extremely overwhelmed with the response coming in for Good Newwz as it's a subject which had to be shared with the audience. It's an important subject and I thank the viewers not only in India but also overseas that they have accepted us with open hearts. With this film, I am confident that a movie with good messaging and subject will always fetch success and appreciation," Akshay said.
The story of the film revolves around two married couples and their journey of love. Akshay and Kareena are seen as Mr. and Mrs. Batra, trying to conceive a baby. On the other hand, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani too, who share the same surname, also plan to have a baby through IVF. And the real twist comes when Kareena’s eggs are fertilized with Diljit’s sperm and Kiara’s eggs are fertilized with Akshay’s sperm.
Directed by newcomer Raj Mehta and produced by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions, Good Newwz also features Adil Hussain and Tisca Chopra in supporting roles. The film was earlier named Good Newwz but was underwent a spelling change. Producer Karan Johar had announced the name change on Akshay’s 52nd birthday in September.