Haider film, directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, starring Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor has dipped in its performance at the Indian Box Office. The film has won the hearts of the audience and the critics, yet people are not rushing to theatres to watch this magnum opus.
Haider based on Willaim Shakespeare's Hamlet was made on a very low budget of Rs 24 crores, so it did not need a big opening like Bang Bang to make profit, Haider with a small opening collection of Rs 6.14 crores managed to recover the cost of the film within 4 days of the movie's release. On Day 2 (Friday), the collection was Rs 6.93 crores, on Saturday it was Rs 6.38 crores and finaly on Sunday it collected Rs 7.33 crores.
According to trade experts Monday being a semi holiday owing to Bakri Eid, the film was supposed to pick up with it's Box Office collection and gross around Rs 7.5 crores but unfortunately it didn't fare as expected and the film's collection fell to a very low Rs 5.03 crores.
With Tuesday being a working day, Haider could not gross much and collected around Rs 3-4 crores approximately, bringing the total Box Office collection at the domestic market to Rs 35.81 crores. On Tuesday the foot-halls reduced in metros, but the film has been accepted well, compared to the dull response in the mass circuits.
The trade figures outside Indian until Monday were as follows, the film has managed to collect Rs 3.31 crores in North America (USA and Canada), around Rs 0.87 crores in United Kingdom, around Rs 1.97 crores in United Arab Emirates / G.C.C and around Rs 0.36 crores in Australia.
So now adding this to the Indian domestic collections the film's 6 days worldwide Box Office collections is Rs 44 crores. at the end of this week, the film will manage to hit the Rs 50 crore mark. Read what some of the leading publications thought about Haider.
"Haider" doesn't live up to what it could have been.
Is #Haider a "fair & balanced" film on mid-1990s Kashmir? Absolutely not.
Haider: A perfect example of how many have suffered in the valley & are just left with the Q. - "To be or not to be"!
HAIDER REVIEW - One of the darkest, smartest, and the wittiest, the film is easily this year's best yet.
Movie review: Haider is a fabulous film.
#Haider Movie Review : " Devastatingly beautiful".
Movie Review : "'Haider' is a cinematic piece of brilliance Bollywood will always be proud of".
#HaiderReview Shahid scorches d screen, Tabu is outstanding, Shraddha is great but Haider is Shahid's Film.
#Haider Review - It is a a heart wrenching tale of betrayal, loyalty, love and pain.
#Haider is one of the most powerful political films we've ever made, a bonafide masterpiece.