Saturday Performance of SRK-Alia’s Dear Zindagi
Superstar Shahrukh Khan & Alia Bhatt’s recent offering Dear Zindagi is getting overwhelmed response from audience across the country as well as overseas. The movie has been released with good hype among fans and as expected recorded strong start despite demonetization. Not only good business figures, but it has also receiving very positive reviews from critics as well as moviegoers.
Favorable reactions of viewers have generated strong word of mouth about Dear Zindagi, which is attracting more audience toward theaters. With its delightful story, sincere direction of Gauri Shinde and brilliant performances by the lead stars, this drama movie has impressed everyone. Gauri’s last directorial venture was English-Vinglish, which had also received huge appreciations.
On the opening day, Dear Zindagi recorded fair occupancy of 45-50% on 1200 screens across India. On Friday it registered the 13th highest opening business of the year so far with 8.75 crores. Maximum contribution was made by the metro cities i.e. from multiplexes. From 600 screens of international market too, the movie has done excellent business; reported 5.40 crores from UAE-GCC & approx. 5 crores from USA till Friday.
Dear Zindagi has finally broken the dry spell of box office, which was started after the decision of demonetization. On the second day i.e. Saturday, being weekend the movie witnessed nice growth in its business and minted the amount of 11.25 crores, which made its 2 days total collection as 20 crores on domestic box office. Sunday is positively expected to result in more higher business.