October 1st Weekend Box Office Collections – well, the business reveals it is just about okay
By Goher Iqbal Punn – Hindi Film Critic, Columnist & Bollywood Analyst – Showbiz Bites
Well, the fact remains that Varun Dhawan is the darling of the hearts especially the youngsters who love him a lot. The film registered a sluggish score at the box office on its first day. There were nonetheless expectations of the business pick up over the weekend and the same happened. The film gained slight jump in the earnings on Saturday and Sunday. October 1st weekend box office collections are not higher but they are nonetheless soothing for the stakeholders. The film released across 2308 screens in India and abroad – 1683 (domestic) and 625 (overseas). The promotion of the film was not much higher, as Shoojit Sircar does not believe much in all this. Nonetheless, Varun was seen promoting the film on various shows on television.
Let’s check out the day-wise business of October.
Day 1 (Friday): 5.04 crore
Day 2 (Saturday): 7.47 crore
Day 3 (Sunday): 7.74 crore
Total (Nett): 20.25 crore
Total (Gross): 25.96 crore
The overseas business of the film so far has not been handsome. The below report just shows the business from Australia, New Zealand and United Kingdom, rest of the world’s report is yet to come.
UK: 1.51 crore (in three days)
Australia: 0.18 crore (in three days)
New Zealand: 0.06 crore (in three days)
Total: 1.75 crore
Total Worldwide (including India): 27.71 crore