The film had directed by Anees Bazmee who led other directorial ventures like Ready, Welcome Back, and Mubarakan. Pagalpanti released on November 22.
The film did not start out as well as expected on its first day with ₹5 crores. The film made a decent amount on the weekend with ₹6.5 crores on Saturday and ₹8.25 crore on Sunday.
The film had expectations to see a fall in its box office numbers on Monday as it had expected to make just ₹2.3 crores.
Pagalpanti movie released in theatres with Hollywood animated film Frozen 2. Frozen 2 has done decent business in India since its release. It made ₹3.50 crore on the first day of its release. It subsequently made ₹7 crores on Saturday and ₹8.25 crore on Sunday. Overall, the animated film has earned about $350 million worldwide within three days of its release.
Pagalpanti is John Abraham’s third film this year and the actor took to social media to promote the comical film many times.