Hollywood filmmaker Bill Condon’s directorial project ‘Beauty and the Beast’ showcased immense growth in its journey at India’s box office in five days. Featuring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens in important roles, the American flick grossed an amount of Rs 0.8 crore on fifth day. The musical romantic drama has totalled a Rs 8.47 crore box office collection in India.

Releasing on about 600 screens in India, the Hollywood offering opened to a low response on 17th March. The film succeeded in collecting a revenue of Rs 1.42 crore on the first day. With a good development in the box office business on second day, the celluloid raked a collection of Rs 2.45 crore on Saturday. The box office clash with Bollywood films impacted the movies performance at several multiplexes across the country.

The cinema garnered a total income of Rs 3.87 crore in two days and witnessed hike in its earnings on next day, which was holiday in India. The movie grossed Rs 2.80 crore on Sunday and totalled Rs 6.67 crore collection in weekend days. Beating the adjacently released Hindi cinemas, this Hollywood offering exhibited awesome performance in the cinema halls.

The celluloid couldn’t continue to achieve helm response from the audiences after opening weekend as it experienced a slight drop in its earnings on Monday. The cinema bagged an income of Rs crore on fourth day of its release. Collecting Rs 0.8 crore on next day (Tuesday), the movie reported an overall collection of Rs 8.47 crore at India’s box office. The film, which pocketed $425 million worldwide income in five days, is expected to enter 10-crore club in India by the end of this week.