Shaandaar 1st Day Collection:
Shandaar has a strong opening day. According to official figures Shaandaar 1st day box office collection will be 13.1 crore.
Shahid Kapoor starrer had good start in the morning shows. The holiday factor gave a huge boost to Shandaar collection. The overall occupancy was 40-45% which was the fourth best of 2015. The opening was better at multiplexes. As the day progressed, it showed very good growth.
But Shaandaar day 1 collection were hit in the evening by India and South Africa cricket match. The impact was higher in Delhi where the film was running extremely well. In Mumbai and Pune, the opening was better than Singh Is Bling.
Overall the film fared best in West and Northern parts of India. Shaandaar 1st day collection will set the record for the 7th highest opening day of 2015.
Shaandaar box office collection on day 1 is also the highest opening for both Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. Shahid's previous best was 2013's release R. Rajkumar (10 crore) while Alia's best was 2 States (12 crore).
Shaandaar collection are very good considering the face value and music. The film had almost no competition at the box office and it took full advantage of it. But still it has to go a very long way as the costs are high.
The film has received average reviews while word of mouth is mixed. Now the big test will be on Friday which is a holiday in some parts of the country. The word of mouth will come into play from tomorrow which will decide its fate.
Note: Shaandaar box office collection on day 1 are only trade estimates. The official figures will be updated soon. Also tell us what are your thoughts on Shaandaar 1st day collection in the comments section.