Few filmmakers in Bollywood do not seem to have learnt lesson from
the past as they have released more than seven movies this Friday.
Much-hyped movies like Vishwaroop, David,
Deewana Main Deewana, Mai, Midnight's Children, Listen
Amaya and Unsound have hit the screens across the
country. As usual, the result is that all of them have opened to a
very poor response at the Box Office.
Kamal Hassan's controversial movie Vishwaroop, and
Vikram and Neil Nithin Mukesh's David are much-hyped
movies. The makers of these films have had huge amount of
promotions for it. These flicks were expected to start with a bang
at the Box Office. But they have received below average response at
the ticket windows. They are likely to show improvements on
Saturday and Sunday.
Whereas, other new releases like Deewana Main Deewana,
Mai, Midnight's Children, Listen Amaya
and Unsound have registered very low occupancy at both
single screens and multiplexes. Their business is much lower than
Vishwaroop and David. Trade experts feel that
since they lack hype and promotions, they may not see big jump in
their collection at the Box Office over the weekend.
However, the loss of the new releases is likely to be the gain
of last week's release Race 2, which has continued to do
well at the domestic Box Office in the second week. The Saif Ali
Khan, John Abraham and Anil Kapoor starrer is expected to cross Rs
100 crore mark at the desi collection centres in the second