“Chhalawa” is third cinematic offering by director and producer Wajahat Rauf under his production company Showcase Productions. The Mehwish Hayat starrer in general received a lukewarm response by critics but its box office numbers tell a different story.
Film opened to a massive gross of 11.18 crores over five day extended Eid weekend and is still bringing footfalls to movie theatres on weekdays.The film raked in 79 lacs on Monday and 74 lacs on Tuesday from Pakistan and now with this, its seven day total from Pakistani market mounts at 12.71 crores pkr. Film is performing best in Punjab which is the most decisive cinema market of the country.
“Chhalawa” has already surpassed the lifetime business of Wajahat’s previous two films “Karachi Sey Lahore” and “Lahore Sey Aagy” and has emerged as highest grossing film of the production house. Film is now on track to cross 150 million milestone at Pakistani box office.