A Gentleman Day 1 Box Office Collection Update

A Gentleman Day 1 Box Office Collection Update: This Friday saw the release of A Gentleman, Babumoshai Bandookbaaz, Qaidi Band and some other small films. There were also two Hollywood releases The Hitman's Bodyguard and The Dark Tower. As expected none of these films have managed to even get a decent initial.

Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez starrer A Gentleman has opened with 15% occupancy which is a poor start. It was an action film so the initial has to be there as it will not have that normal evening growth which is associated with content oriented films. This was expected as the promos did not generate much interest and there is a lack of star power.

The first day numbers will be poor and it will require excellent growth over the weekend for even reasonable numbers. But looking at the early response, it seems an uphill task. The other release Babumoshau Bandookbaaz starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui also had a slow start of around 8%. Just like Bareilly Ki Barfi and other small films, its fate depends on word of mouth. The third release Qaidi Band is a washout on the day 1 itself.

From the holdover releases, Annabelle Creation has maintained a solid pace in the second week as the collections are strong in down South and Mumbai. In fact it is running neck to neck with A Gentleman at some places despite a much lower screen count. Toilet Ek Prem Katha will be steady but at lower levels on its 3rd Friday.

It was a partial holiday for Ganesh Chaturthi but that has not helped much. Also the business will be affected in Punjab, Chandigarh and Haryana due to the clashes after Ram Rahim Singh verdict. Reportedly many theatres have been closed fearing violence.

Box Office Opening 2017

Tiger Zinda Hai70%Bumper
Golmaal Again65%Bumper
Secret Superstar20%Average
Judwaa 235%Good
Poster Boys10%Poor
Shubh Mangal Saavdhan12%Poor
A Gentleman15%Poor
Toilet Ek Prem Katha22%Average
Jab Harry Met Sejal35%Good
Munna Michael15%Poor
Jagga Jasoos25%Poor
Sachin A Billion Dreams30%Good
Half Girlfriend30%Good
Hindi Medium15%Poor
Meri Pyaari Bindu15%Poor
Sarkar 310%Poor
Baahubali 280%Bumper
Begum Jaan17%Poor
Naam Shabana15%Poor
Badrinth Ki Dulhania32%Good
Commando 215%Poor
The Ghazi Attack8%Poor
Jolly LLB 230%Average

5 comments on “A Gentleman Day 1 Box Office Collection Update”

  1. I'm going to watch a gentleman tomorrow if it's poor it will benefit tepk and bkb 2 really good films that I enjoyed immensely

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