Abhishek Bachchan starrer movie Players, which is the
first Bollywood release of the year 2012, has received a lukewarm
opening at the Box Office in India. The below average response of
the movie has shocked the industry. According to trade experts, the
film would earn Rs 5 to 6 crores at the collection centres on the
Players, which is a multi-starrer film, is a big budget
movie and it was expected to debut with a huge collection at the
Box Office. But the film has registered 20% to 30% occupancy in its
opening and noon shows. Trade expert Taran Adarsh says that the
opening response was as low as 15% at several screens.
However, Players is a remake of Hollywood classic
Italian Job and it has received mixed reviews from film
critics. Now, the makers of film, which had a huge amount of
promotional activities, are hoping that the word of mouth to create
magic at the Box Office. The movie is expected to have a big jump
in collections on Saturday and Sunday.