Half Girlfriend Opens Fairly Well and Hindi Medium Gets Slower Occupancy

Half Girlfriend and Hindi Medium opening occupancy’s detailed report is presented here

By Goher Iqbal Punn – Hindi Film Critic, Columnist & Bollywood Analyst – Showbiz Bites

Half-Girlfriend-and-Hindi-Medium-opening-occupancyHalf Girlfriend and Hindi Medium opening occupancy is not what was being desired. Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Half Girlfriend opened decent, but Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar’s Hindi Medium opened slow at the box office.  Half Girlfriend received around 30 percent occupancy in the country. The movie performed good in metro cities, but opening was good in the circuits like CI, UP and Rajasthan. On critics’ part, it received average reviews. Thus, wait and see its performance in opening weekend.

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Hindi Medium opened slow and received merely 20 percent occupancy in the morning shows. The movie interestingly received positive reviews from the critics’ brigade. Wait and see how well it performs now at the box office on Saturday and Sunday.


Baahubali 2 is still occupying the scene and appearing to be a tough competition for these two new releases.

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