‘Azhar’ Crosses 13 Cr in 2 Days across India
Joint venture of Balaji Motion Pictures and Sony Picture Networks, Azhar has taken a decent start at box office on Friday. The movie has been released with good buzz among audience and is getting overall decent response across the globe. It has received positive reviews from most of the critics and emerged as the first choice of moviegoers this week. Critics as well as viewers are praising the performance of Emraan Hashmi in the title role.
On the opening day, Azhar has not witnessed much response as everyone was expecting earlier but can be considered as decent. The movie started the day with decent occupancy but night shows didn’t reported well. Due to which, it raked the business of only 6.30 cr with almost 30% occupancy across India. Whereas from UAE-GCC, Azhar reported highest ever opening collection of Emraan Hashmi’s career with the amount of AED 0.4 million (72.72 lacs).
On its second day being 2nd Saturday of the month i.e. holiday, Azhar started the day with better occupancy than Friday and received higher response. The movie has minted the amount of 7 cr with overall 40% occupancy nationwide. After 2 days, total collection of Azhar is recorded as 13.30 cr at domestic box office excluding its distribution shares. It is expected to get almost similar response on Sunday and will rake near about 20 cr in the opening weekend.