This Friday witnessed the release of two Bollywood films and both
have opened to a below the mark response at the Box
Office. Teri Meri Kahaani, which
features Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra in the
leads, one of the most expected movies of 2012. The romantic movie
has received a better response than the Anurag Kashyap's
Gangs of Wasseypur.
Teri Meri Kahaani has opened to an average response and
it had an edge over other new release Gangs of Wasseypur.
The movie has registered 35% to 40% occupancy in both multiplexes
and single screens in the morning and noon shows. It is expected to
rake in Rs 4 to 5.5 crores nett at the Box Office on the first day
of its release.
Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra starrer is a big budget movie
and it has had extensive promotional activities. The movie has
received negative reviews from the film critics. The film deals
with three different plots, which are not properly linked with each
other. The makers wanted to it get a fabulous opening. Hence, it
has to show a big leap over the weekend, if it has to meet their
On the other hand, Gangs of Wasseypur is one of the
critically acclaimed movies of 2012 and it has been screened in
Cannes film festival and a few other international film festivals.
But it has received a very poor start at the Box Office. It has
registered 8% to 10% occupancy, which is very low when compared to
its popularity. The film will have to show a miraculous jump in its
business over the weekend, if it has to get decent numbers.