Johar's movie Student of the Year starring newcomers
like Siddharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan in leads, has
concluded the first week with an excellent collection at the Box
Office in India. The much-hyped film has collected approximately Rs
51 crores nett at the domestic collection centres in seven days. It
has become the latest movie to enter the league of fastest 50 crore
grosser of 2012.
Student of the Year, which hit over 1,400 screens
across the country on 19 October, received 100% occupancy in both
single screens and multiplexes on Friday. A positive word of mouth
took its collection upwards on the following days. It collected
approximately Rs 31 crores at the domestic Box Office in the first
weekend. Its breakup is Rs 9.25 cr on Fri, Rs 10.25 cr on Sat and
Rs 11.5 cr on Sun.
The business of the film Student of the Year went down
by 50% on the weekdays, but its collection looked very decent when
compared to many biggies of 2012. Thanks to Dussehra holidays. The
movie added approximately Rs 21 crores to its first week total Rs
52 crores at the Box Office. Its breakup is Rs 4.5 cr on Mon, Rs
5.5 cr on Tue, Rs 6 cr on Wed and Rs 5 cr on Thu.
However, Karan Johar has already scored two big hits with
Agneepath and Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu. The filmmaker
has had a hat-trick success with Student of the Year.
Trade experts expected this film to cross Rs 60 crore mark at the
domestic Box Office in the first week, but its business was
affected by Prakash Jha's latest directorial venture
Chakravyuha, which hit the screens on Wednesday, October