Weekend Earning Report of ‘Sanam Re’ and ‘Fitoor’
The latest clash of two Hindi romantic films Fitoor vs Sanam Re is getting cold reaction, as both the films are not showing any impressive performance. Katrina Kaif and Aditya Roy Kapoor starrer Fitoor was earlier expected to shatter all other releases but in actual received lesser response than Sanam Re through out the weekend. The film has been released on 1225 screens in India with huge excitement of fans but has not witnessed much response after release at box office. The stardom of Katrina clearly seems failed to attract audience toward theaters. On the other hand Sanam Re which is integrated with good music, has reported higher response than Fitoor but still can’t be said as impressive in compare to its screen count on 2000+ in India.
Divya Khosla Kumar’s directorial this romantic drama film Sanam Re has taken decent start on opening day with mixed reviews of critics. Due to its non-effective scipt and loose direction, it has failed to satisfy critics. With the occupancy of around 35-40%, it was minted the amount of 5.04 crores on Friday. On the next day it recieved little well and raked the business of 5.56 crores. On the last day of weekend being Sunday and Valentine’s Day, Sanam Re showed decent rise in its business graph and added 6.45 crores to its account as third day collection.
Whereas the Abhishek Kapoor’s directorial opposite release Fitoor has taken average start on box office with only 25-30% occupancy. This film has also received mixed reviews from critics due to its slow storyline. It has received appreciation for the performances of its star cast but still scored only 3.61 crores as its opening day collection. On Saturday being partial holiday, it witnessed little well and collected the amount of 4.54 crores. On Sunday being holiday and Valentine’s Day as well, it received higher response than last two days and grossed 5.96 crores as its third collection.
Till the end of first weekend, total collections of Sanam Re and Fitoor are recorded as 17.05 crores and 14.11 crores respectively at domestic box office. There are no high hopes with these films to perform decent in weekdays.