Ahead of its US release, the Hollywood movie Alita: Battle Angel is showing excellent performance at the box office worldwide. But unfortunately, despite positive feedback from the viewers, it is not getting the desired response in India. Although, it is leading over all the new Hindi offerings at the Indian box office.
From the makers of cinematic marvels- Titanic & Avatar, the cyberpunk action American film has impressed many critics across India but still remained under-performed throughout the opening weekend and did the business of 8.10 crores with 2.10 crores on Friday, 2.85 crores on Saturday & 3.15 crores on Sunday.
Now on weekdays, Alita: Battle Angel has faced a significant drop in footfalls and minted the amount of 1.20 crores on Monday. On the next day i.e. Tuesday, with a further decline, it managed to collect 1 crore and raised its 5 days total collection to 10.30 crores nett from English, Hindi, Tamil & Telugu versions.
In parallel, among a bunch of new Hindi movies, only Amavas & The Fakir of Venice are getting a considerable response but have received mixed reviews. In the opening weekend, Nargis Fakhri & Sachiin Joshi starrer Amavas did the business of 2 crores which included 0.60 crore on Friday, 0.70 crore on Saturday & 0.70 crore on Sunday.
On weekdays, after a normal drop, it managed to collect 0.30 crore on Monday & 0.25 crore on Tuesday and raised 5 days domestic total to 2.55 crores. While Farhan Akhtar & Annu Kapoor starrer The Fakir of Venice raked the business of 0.75 crore in the weekend. After a drop, it collected 0.10 crore on Monday & 0.07 crore on Tuesday and raised 5 days total to 0.92 crore.