As a rule, production houses shy away from releasing big budget films during the IPL season. As a result, a string of small budget films have released so far. While Samrat & Co., Kaanchi and Purani Jeans couldn't make a mark at the box office, Revolver Rani and Hawaa Hawaai, have had a decent run, largely owing to their strong scripts. Nevertheless, some big budget movies have dared to attempt an IPL release this year:
2 States: This Dharma productions release has already crossed the 100 crore mark and going strong.
Bhootnath: Riding on the election fever, this Amitabh Bachchan starrer won many hearts.
Heropanti and Xpose set to release soon are taking a high risk right now. They are not only competing with cricket but with also with biggies like Godzilla. It remains to be seen what fate has in store for them. Watch this space for more.