Vikram Vedha starring Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan released on 30th September. Film had considerable amount of pre release buzz and good reviews have helped the film to multiply the noise.
Film released in 4000 plus screens in India and 1600 plus screens overseas. It’s massive release for a film of this genre and it is because of huge cast. Film is expected to created some ripples at box office. But film failed to start big or jump over weekend and box office collections remained disappointing .
Film had poor marketing buzz as there was no unique activity or second trailer before the release. Also release date was bad as 2nd October was on Sunday and month end coupled with mid festivities pull down the film at box office. If it was released on 5th or this Friday then it could had been a different picture.
Film collected below par 10.58 cr nett , 12.51 cr nett and 13.85 cr nett on Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively box office collection. Film had disappointing weekend of 36.94 cr nett box office collections and this was shocking considering rather good reviews and decent word of mouth.
Film collected 1 million $, 950 k $ and 713 k $ over the weekend in overseas with total of 2.67 million $ (21.74 cr). Overseas total is fair considering numbers in India and post pandemic times but box office collection worldwide are below par.
Film was expected to score at least 7-8 cr nett number on Monday with 30% or so drop but that didn’t happen. Film dropped by 48% on day 4 which meant figure of 5.39 cr nett.
Film was expected to grow due to festivities and it grew by 8% and collected 5.77 cr nett. On Dussera holiday and film has taken a fab start at box office. Film collected 7.21 cr nett on Thursday with 33% growth due to holiday factor. Today film dropped by 33% and collected 3.26 cr nett.
Film had first week total of 58.57 cr nett and Film collected 29.79 cr in overseas in week one.
Film finally crossed 100 cr worldwide gross on 2nd Friday as it collected 2.54 cr nett on 2nd Friday in India. Film jumped on expected lines and collected 3.94 cr nett on 2nd Saturday. Film remained flat on Sunday and collected 3.96 cr nett.
Film collected 10.44 cr nett over 2nd weekend which is below par despite running on discounted rates from Friday. Film has all India total of 69 cr nett.
Film was expected to drop on Monday and that’s what happened. Film collected 1.47 cr nett on Monday which is more than 45% drop from Friday followed by 1.28 cr nett on Tuesday, 1.03 cr nett on Wednesday and 1.09 cr nett on Thursday. Film dropped by 78% plus in 2nd week from 1st week and collected 15.25 cr nett.
Now film has total of 73.87 cr nett after two weeks and staring at underwhelming finish of under 80 cr nett lifetime.
Following are the Hindi box office collection worldwide breakdown:
Day 1 : 10.58 cr nett
Day 2: 12.51 cr nett (18% growth)
Day 3: 13.85 cr nett (11 % growth)
Day 4: 5.39 cr nett (50 % drop from Friday)
Day 5: 5.77 cr nett (8% jump)
Day 6: 7.21 cr nett (33% jump)
Day 7: 3.26 cr nett (47% drop)
Total Week One : 58.57 cr nett
Day 8: 2.54 cr nett
Day 9: 3.94 cr nett
Day 10: 3.96 cr nett
Day 11: 1.47 cr nett
Day 12: 1.28 cr nett
Day 13: 1.03 cr nett
Day 14: 1.09 cr nett
Grand Total: 73.87 cr nett
Overseas breakdown (including paid previews):
Day 1 : $ 1.003mn
Day 2 : $ 950K
Day 3 : $ 713K
Day 4 : $ 308K
Day 5 : $ 305K
Day 6: $ 189k
Day 7 : $ 162K
Total : $ 3.66 million [Rs. 29.79 cr]
Day 8: $ 273k
Day 9: $ 302k
Day 10: $ 285k
Day 11: $ 115k
Day 12 : $ 81k
Day 13: $ 64k
Grand Total : $ 4.623 million $ [Rs 38.65 cr]
India Gross : 87.20 cr
Total Worldwide gross : 126 cr approx