The Amitabh Bachchan and Rashmika Mandanna film “GoodBye” has had a disappointing opening weekend in New Delhi. According to BoxOfficeIndia.com, the film’s first-day gross was Rs. 90 lakhs net. It didn’t do well at the box office even with opening day discounts. In fact, the BOI report claims that the Vikas Bahl address has made less money than the ‘Dhokha-Round D Corner’ Day 1 receipts.
Vikram Vedha, on the other hand, had a decline on Friday as well. If the picture starring Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan is going to keep earning money at the box office, it needs strong figures on Saturday and Sunday. Taran Adarsh, an industry expert and film critic, claims that “The [second] Friday of #VikramVedha is looking bleak… There must be an increase in the [second] weekend box office in Mumbai [ 17.55 cr] and Delhi [ 12.64 cr]. The circuits are the main reason why… Friday, Week 2: 2.54 million. Completely: 61.11 Cr. Trade with India.”
Eighth day net for ‘Vikram Vedha’ was reported at about Rs. Rs 2.40-2.75 crore, down 20-25% from Thursday’s numbers as published by Box Office India. The Pushkar Gayatri film is yet uninteresting on wide release. New competition from films like Chiranjeevi’s ‘Godfather,’ ‘Ponniyin Selvan 1,’ and Mani Ratnam’s ‘GoodBye’ may cause ‘Vikram Vedha’s’ box office earnings to fall even more.
Ponniyin Selvan 1 has been a huge success this week. Taran Adarsh, an official Twitter user, posted about the film industry. It’s week one for #PS1 and the *#Hindi version* is doing well… Favorable weekdays are on the rise… I expect this momentum to carry through to the next weekend. Weekend: $1.85M, Saturday: $2.50M, Sunday: $3.25M, Monday: $1.40M, Tuesday: $1.60M, Wednesday: $2.55M (thanks to #Dussehra), and Thursday: $1.10M. In sum, $14.25 million. “#Business.Net BOC” from India.
PS-1, an ensemble epic historical drama directed by Mani Ratnam, is widely regarded as the director’s magnum opus. Meanwhile, the performance of Rashmika Mandanna’s protagonist will need to be analyzed throughout the course of the weekend in order to get an accurate picture of the eventual outcome.