Dear Zindagi 1st Day Box Office Collection: Alia Bhatt and Shahrukh Khan starrer released across India on Friday. The film which is a women-centric entertainer has received a good response at the box office. Take a look at our Dear Zindagi collection report for the first day.
Dear Zindagi 1st Day Box Office Collection Report
Dear Zindagi has a good opening day. The trade estimates suggest that Dear Zindagi 1st day collection will be in the range of 8.75 crore. The night shows turnaround can change the opening day a little.
Gauri Shinde directed Dear Zindagi was released over 1200 screens in India and over 600 screens in the overseas market, making it a total of 1800 screens. The film saw 40% occupancy in theaters across the country in the morning shows. The opening was best in West Bengal which is considered Shahrukh Khan’s stronghold. Mumbai and Mysore were also good and were even higher than Fan in terms of occupancy. As the day progressed, it did not show big growth. Though a good section of youth came out to the high end multiplexes in the evening. As expected single screens remained dull despite a low screen count.
Dear Zindagi box office collection is a good result on its day 1. The film had a limited release targeting high end multiplexes. Thus the makers ensured that it only reach to its target audience and results in good occupancy. Though the opening is very good for a women-centric film, however, it is nowhere close to Shahrukh Khan’s level. The film was promoted as SRK and Alia Bhatt’s project which has enhanced Dear Zindagi collection.
Dear Zindagi 1st day collection will be 12th highest opening day of 2016. The film has beaten films like hMoenjo Daro, Baar Baar Dekho, Kapoor and Sons, Ki and Ka etc. Dear Zindagi collection on day 1 is also the third highest for any Alia Bhatt starrer. In 2014, another women-centric film Highway collected 3.25 crore on opening day.
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The film needs to collect 65 crore for recovering the costs. It will be interesting to see the trend on Saturday and Sunday. The reports are mixed and there is also SRK’s factor in play which can boost Dear Zindagi collection. But it needs to show growth over the weekend for ensuring a good trend. However, the big concern will be the word of mouth which is not encouraging.
The film had a midweek release in North America due to the thanksgiving weekend. In USA, Dear Zindagi box office collection in two days is 2.97 crore which is a decent number. It has also collected 0.17 crore in Canada.
Dear Zindagi 1st Day Collection
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