Akshay Kumar-starrer sports drama GOLD earned around Rs 22 crore on day one. Distributors from around the country share their expectations and predictions for the film in their circuit as well as pan-India.
Debashish Dey, West Bengal
GOLD took a very good opening yesterday as it was a holiday. The film has collected around Rs 1.4-1.45 crore in Bengal. Today, the morning shows may have been dull as it was raining but it will pick up as the day progresses. Compared to yesterday, there will be a drop in collections as it is a working day but still the numbers should be around Rs 85-90 lakh.
Gaurav Ruparel, Saurashtra
GOLD collected Rs 27 lakh yesterday, which is much less compared to Satyameva Jayate. But, overall, the film will stay ahead as the reports about the film are good. Today’s collections should remain the same as yesterday. And even if there is a drop, it should not go below Rs 25 lakh. Pan-India, the film should earn around Rs 17 crore.
B H Basha, Mysore
GOLD collected Rs 1.2 crore on day one. But the numbers will be around 50 per cent of that today, as today is a working day, unlike yesterday, which was a public holiday. Pan-India, the film has earned Rs 22 crore but today it will see a 50-per cent drop.
Shakshi Mehra, Delhi
GOLD opened well, with 90 percent of its shows full. Though no concrete numbers have been received since yesterday was a holiday, the reports are good. The primary audience for this film is families.
Sarang Chandak, CP
GOLD earned around Rs 1.2 crore on day one. . If the shows had been house full yesterday, there would be something to talk about today. But the reports for the movie are not good, and it will see a 50-per cent drop in collections today.
Sunil Bansal, Rajasthan
GOLD was expected to perform much better on day one than it actually did. It has fared way below expectations. Although the film collected a whopping amount pan-India yesterday, there will be a drop today. The film’s collections today, across India, may be slightly more than those of Satyameva Jayate. The difference between the two films may be just around Rs 1-2 crore.
- Bhavi Gathani