Fan 1st Day Box Office Collection: Shahrukh Khan starrer Fan has hit the theatres today. The pre-release buzz and hype were an all time high which indicated a strong response at the box office. It seems that these factors have worked for Fan. Take a look at the complete box office report of day 1.
According to the official figures, Fan 1st day collection will be 19.20 crores. The film has a very good opening in the morning shows. The overall occupancy was 50% which was the best start of 2016. The opening was huge in cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. The occupancy in the evening shows was around 70%.
The film was running like a riot in West Bengal. Many houseful shows were reported throughout the day. In Delhi, the film showed big growth in the evening as the extremely positive word of mouth spread like a fire. But it underperformed in CP, CI, and Gujarat which was quite evident in the morning. It was also low in South India where Theri continues to storm the box office. Vijay starrer is all set to emerge hit at the box office.
Fan 1st day collection will be the highest opening day of 2016 as it has beaten Akshay Kumar starrer Airlift. The good news is that film has been loved by the audience. The early response seems to be positive. The critics have also praised Shah Rukh Khan’s performance as fan Gaurav and superstar Aryan Khanna in the film directed by Maneesh Sharma. Fan 1st day box office collection will also the 4th highest for any Shahrukh Khan starrer. His best are Happy New Year and Chennai Express.
Fan box office collection is an excellent result on its day 1. The film was released on a partial holiday and also did not have music. Plus there is IPL sesion going on and the competition from Theri and The Jungle Book. So in real terms, the opening will be little higher.
The film is carrying good reports in most parts of India. So it is expected that film will sustain well on Saturday. The advance booking is also good for tomorrow. The film had the widest release of 2016, as far as screen count is concerned. Around 3500 screens in India and an additional 1100 globally will feature Fan, which makes it the biggest release of the year so far, hitting 4600 screens worldwide.
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