Mumbai: Bollywood movie Bombay Talkies starring Rani
Mukherjee, Randeep Hooda and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in
leads, opened to lukewarm response, but showed ample growth over
the weekend. Anurag Kashyap's latest directorial venture has done
decent collection at the Indian Box Office in the first weekend and
landed in the second spot, while another new release Shootout
At Wadala topped the business chart.
The makers of Bombay Talkies wanted to target the
multiplexes audience. So the movie had a limited release across the
country. With the film getting positive reviews from film critics,
its business grew up during evening and night shows on Friday. The
movie collected Rs 1.25 crores nett at the domestic Box Office on
the first day.
Bombay Talkies showed ample growth on Saturday and its
occupancy was more than double of Friday at several places. The
movie registered very good footfalls in all four shows. The film
witnessed further growth on Sunday. It has collected Rs 1.85 crores
on Saturday and Rs 2.05 crores on Sunday.
However, Bombay Talkies, which has been made with a
minimum budget (Rs 6 crores), has collected Rs 5.15 crores at the
domestic Box Office in the first weekend. The movie has bagged
approximately Rs 3.5 crores from its various rights. Considering
its budget, the movie is running with a good profit.