Bollywood movie Cocktail has concluded the first week with
wonderful collection at the Indian Box
Office. Saif Ali Khan and Deepika
Padukone starrer has raked in Rs 54 crores nett in seven days.
It is a record collection and it has set a new deadline for
upcoming romantic comedy releasing in future.
Cocktail opened to an earth-shattering response on last
Friday. The movie registered 90% to 100% occupancy with its
collection crossing Rs 11 crores nett on the first day of the
release in the country. The business of the movie grew up, but not
to the expected level. It grossed Rs 36 crores nett in the first
weekend. The breakup of its three days was Rs 11 cr on Fri, Rs 12
cr on Sat and Rs 13 cr on Sun.
Its collection drastically dropped by nearly 60% on the
weekdays. Yet Cocktail did a good business, when compared
to the business of other films on week days. The movie collected Rs
5.75 cr on Mon, Rs 4.80 cr on Tue. With this, it added a total of
Rs 18 crores nett to its first week total Rs 54 crores nett.
However, trade analyst Taran Adarsh says, "Cocktail
fared exceptionally well in its opening weekend and maintained
steady business at urban centres on weekdays. In particular, the
film has amassed big figures from Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Gurgaon,
Kolkata and Bangalore. Its business in the mass belt, dominated by
screen screens, ranged from average to dull. However, the revenue
generated from plexes has helped the film put up a big, fat