Directed by Shivam Nair, ‘Naam Shabana’ movie earned Rs 11.57 crore total box office collection in two days. On 3rd day, the Hindi film is expected to register a business of Rs 8 crore at India’s box office. The celluloid grossed Rs 5.12 crore and Rs 6.45 crore on first and second day of release. The Bollywood flick is expected to collect a total income of Rs 19.57 crore in first weekend.
Hitting 2100 screens in India, Taapsee Pannu starrer newly released multilingual cinema witnessed about 20-25% occupancy in morning shows on Sunday. The movie, which also features Manoj Bajpayee in main role, showcased awesome performance in north Indian states. Apart from the business in the upper regions of the nation, the celluloid also raked a huge public attention in southern zone of India.
As it is based on feminism, the cinema received positive responses from the audiences in cinema halls. In Tamil Nadu, this movie’s dubbed version in Tamil language witnessed average number of footfalls in the multiplexes and theatres. Alongside this performance in TN, the film’s Telugu-dubbed version also showcased excellent growth in its business in Telugu speaking states – Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Adjacently released ‘Anaarkali Of Araah’ hasn’t impacted the film’s business as it is not succeeding in divulging the public attention in cinema halls. Taapsee Pannu’s third celluloid of this year has managed to have a good hold in central Indian region, where Bollywood and Hindi movies are watched in the cinema halls on large scale. The film, which also stars legendary actor Anupam Kher in significant role, exhibited growth in its business on Sunday.
Opening to about 25 to 30% overall occupancy in domestic arena, the Hindi offering has minted a good revenue in overseas. With an outstanding performance in the international market, the Bollywood cinema is expected to gross Rs 0.1 crore total box office collection in the foreign countries and Rs 20 crore worlwide business in weekend days of opening week. Latest box office figures are awaited.