Azhar 1st Day Collection First Day Azhar Opening Friday Box Office Business and Occupancy Report: The latest Bollywood movie Azhar has hit the big screen today, i.e., 13th May 2016, Friday in India after a year of being constantly in the news. It has got mixed reviews. (check: Azhar movie review.)
The story being of one of the most controversial former Indian cricketer has garnered enough eyeballs and curiosity among the audience to fill the houses on day 1 of its release. First, it is about cricket and the second thing is that it has controversial content. Thus, it is getting constant upswing.
Azhar 1st Day CollectionFirst Day Azhar Opening Friday Box Office
The film got hyped to its peak in just a matter of two weeks as its release date was nearing day by day. Directed by Tony D’Souza, the film ought to get some positive response from the audience. The word of mouth will be a huge deciding factor in its fate. Overall, the film looks interesting. (check: Sarainodu collections.)
The film’s trailer was appreciated by viewers very much. Its advance booking has seen a significant rise and heading towards to witness more than 40% occupancy across the nation. Everything seems to be in the favor of the movie. It has got an immense craze.
The morning occupancy was registered to be about 20%. However, it will go up in the evening and night shows.Azhar 1st Day Collection First Day Azhar Opening Friday Box Office
Emraan Hashmi has played his character well, and he is in search of one big film to soar at the box office. Emraan’s last film Hamari Adhuri Kahani in which Vidya Balan was in female lead opened to just an ordinary collections – 5.1 cr.
However, Azhar is all set to surpass that number. It should be in the group of 7 to 9 crores. Once the word of mouth sets to a good note, then it will see a huge rise in the figures.
Another notable release of this week is Buddha In A Traffic Jam directed by Vivek Agnihotri. It is a socio-political film which is itself been a center of controversies and seen protests, especially in the education institutions. Thus, it would have only a limited number of screens. Critics reviews and audience word of mouth will drive its business.
On Thursday, it collected approx AED 400,000 [₹ 72.72 lacs] in UAE-GCC.
First Day Azhar Opening Friday Box Office
Azhar 1st Day Collection – Rs. 6.30 cr [updated]
Azhar First Day Box Office Collections – Rs. 10 cr worldwide (to be updated)
Another film for this week is Dear Dad directed by Arvind Swamy. It has been released without much promotion and hardly anybody knows about it. There are two more flicks – Chudail Story and Khel To Abb Shuru Hoga will struggle definitely.
The previous week’s releases like The Jungle Book, Baaghi, and Captain America: Civil War will have an a good hold of the screens and the audiences as well. They all will be an obstacle in the way of Emraan’s latest film. If the audience didn’t like its content, then it will go down at a rapid rate. However, word of mouth can do wonders.