Hindi movie Shootout At Wadala (SAW) starring John Abraham, Anil and Tusshar Kapoor in lead roles, has done wonderful collection at the Indian Box Office in the (3 days) first weekend. The action crime drama has topped the domestic business chart pushing down another new release Bombay Talkies to the second place. It has become one of the biggest Bollywood openers of the year 2013, say trade experts.
Multi-starrer movie Shootout At Wadala opened to a very good response with its occupancy ranging between 60% and 70% at single screens in areas like Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Pune, Indore, parts of Delhi, UP. But its business was not upto the mark in multiplexes. Its collection went super-strong at single screens and also witnessed ample growth in multiplexes in the later shows. The movie collected Rs 10.10 crores nett at the domestic Box Office on its opening day.
The much-hyped and highly-awaited movie showed a marginal drop in few circuits. But it had a super-strong response in several other areas on Saturday. Its collection was expected to go beyond Rs 10 crores nett on the second day, but it could not. Shootout At Wadala raked in Rs 9.75 crores nett at the desi Box Office on the first day.
But Shootout At Wadala obviously witnessed growth on Sunday, but it was not upto the mark. The movie collected Rs 10.58 crores on the third day, taking its first weekend domestic total to Rs 30.70 crores nett. Trade experts say the film is expected to cross Rs 50 crore mark at the domestic collection centres in the first week.