Madras Cafe on its 1st Saturday saw a massive pick up at the box office. The film’s collections on the second day swelled and the estimated earning was in the range of 7-7.5 crores. The film’s total collections have snowballed to 11.90 crores at the domestic box office.
Shoojit Sircar’s caliber at creating a political thriller is stellar and that is perhaps the most persistent reason why Madras Cafe has been received positively by critics. The film performed well in urban zone and multiplexes, whereas the single screens were lukewarm in receiving it.