The latest offering of John Abraham, Satyameva Jayate was released on Independence Day i.e. Wednesday amid the huge excitement of fans. As expected the movie took an amazing start due to a national holiday. Next day, it witnessed a big drop in footfalls but picked up decently on its third day.
Produced by T-Series in association with Emmay Entertainment, Satyameva Jayate stars Manoj Bajpayee & debutante Aisha Sharma in lead roles along with John. The movie has received mixed reviews from the critics but being a mass entertainer got succeed to entertain the audience.
On the first day, Milap Milan Zaveri’s directorial opened on a terrific note in the morning due to high initial buzz and ofcourse a national holiday. With a healthy growth in occupancy post noon shows, it collected 20.52 crores despite Gold and registered the 5th highest opening of the year so far in Bollywood.
After such a bumper opening, Satyameva Jayate has become the biggest opener of John Abraham’s career and 29th best of all time in Hindi cinema. On the next day i.e. Thursday, due to normal working mid-week day, this vigilante action thriller got dropped abruptly and did the business of only 7.92 crores.
Then on Friday, SMJ showed a growth of 16% and raked the business of 9.18 crores. With this, the total collection of the movie after 3 days has become 37.62 crores nett from 2500 screens at the domestic box office.