Sultan 1st Day Box Office Collection: Salman Khan's latest release hit the box office today. The film has literally set the box office on fire. While the early reviews of the film are encouraging, the pre-Eid release has proved beneficial for Sultan.
Sultan is going to have a historical opening day. As per the official figures Sultan 1st day box office collection is 36.54 crores.
Salman Khan starrer has a bumper opening in the morning shows. The overall occupancy was 75% which was the best of this year. The opening was huge in all over India both at single screens and multiplexes. The occupancy in the noon/afternoon shows was around 85%. The film was running like a riot in UP, Rajasthan, and Haryana. People were desperate to get the first-day first show tickets, however, most of them went home disappointed as mots of tickets had already been sold. Even Sultan collections in class circuits like West Bengal, Mysore and Bangalore is excellent so far. West Bengal which is considered as SRK's home opened to 65% occupancy. Banglore was extraordinary while South India was little low which was expected as Rajinikanth's Kabali is highly anticipated there.
Sultan 1st day collection will be one of the highest opening day ever in the history of Bollywood. The film was competing against Shahrukh Khan’s Happy New Year and Salman's Prem Ratan Dhan Payo. While Sultan is going to challenge PRDP (Hindi version), HNY record will be out of reach. It had also crossed PRDP's figure in some of the circuits till the evening 6:30 PM.
Do note that the film has still got night shows. There will be a big big boost after the evening as it is Chaand Raat (a Muslim festival) and tomorrow is a holiday so the huge crowd will be present there. It will not be a surprise if the film touches 95-100% occupancy in the night.
Sultan collection on day 1 will also the highest ever for any Salman Khan starrer. In fact, it is the highest opening day for everyone associated with the film. Sultan box office collection will be an extraordinary result on its day 1.
The film has received good response from the audience so far. It will definitely pick up further on Eid day and can even cross 45 crores tomorrow.
Sultan 1st Day Collection
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