Mach-awaited multi-starrer Bollywood movie Humshakals featuring Saif Ali Khan, Ram Kapoor and Riteish Deshmukh in the lead roles, has received decent opening at the Indian Box Office. The Sajid Khan-directed comedy entertainer has become the third biggest opener of the year 2014. The movie has made superb collection in the domestic market on Friday and Saturday and beaten the record of recent release Holiday.
Humshakals is one of the most-hyped and highly-promoted movies of 2014. Released in around 3500 screens in the domestic market on June 20, the movie opened to a below average response with its occupancy ranging between 30% and 35% in both single screens and multiplexes in the morning show on Friday. The film showed a big jump in the afternoon and matinee shows. It collected Rs Fri 12.50 crores nett at the Indian Box Office on the first day.
Considering its negative response, trade experts predicted that the business of Humshakals would go downwards on Saturday, but to everyone's surprise, the movie maintained super steady. Despite the unprecedented negativity against it, many film goers opted to watch it. Instead of going down, the movie showed a little growth. On its second day, the film has collected Rs 12.59 crores nett at the Indian Box Office, taking its two-day domestic collection to Rs 25.09 crores nett.
Humshakals is a comedy movie centered around three people, who each have a lookalike of a lookalike, all with the same name. The movie has garnered negative reviews and poor ratings from the film critics. Even many viewers are unhappy with it. A few upset fans shared some funny comments about the film on Twitter. We bring you 15 such comments about Humshakals. Continue to see them in the slideshow.
Wasim fazal @fazalwasim
#Humshakals is a 3 X 3 matrix whose determinant is Zero. Because all three rows and columns have the same elements!
Rachit Vij @VijRachit
@humshakals ..we want a refund .. The congress looted us 4 10 years and now #sajidkhan did d same by making disaster movie like #humshakals
Ranjan Dhar @iamranjandhar
#Humshakals to b nominated for the Golden Kela Awards to be held later this year. Sajid Khan will b there to receive it and thank his stars!
Hitesh Verma @Itshitesh97
SC New law-Prisoners which were going to hanged soon now have to watch #Humshakals thrice a day @SaifOnline @humshakals #SajidKhan @Riteishd
Nakuul Mehta @NakuulMehta
I pledge to stand up for a minutes silence tommorow as Indian Cinema reaches newer heights with the release of #Humshakals.
Anil Parashar @apparashar
After tortured of 160 min #SajidKhan #Humshakals movie.Appeal to Censor board to ban the such directors from making film.
Devika Dutt @TheDevikaDutt
What a waste of my. Money #Humshakals ... terrible is an understatement.. I'm sooooo pissed
Arpitā Chakraborty @ArpitaMisty
Wenever u feel low just remember that there wer some people who bought advance tickets n went to watch #Humshakals on the 1st day 1st show..
Prashant Srivastava @prasha_19
Confession tht u watched #Humshakals ovr weekend is like confessing tht u don't understand football or FIFA...ppl will decry u eithr ways
#Humshakals is a disaster. Saif might be half sleeping in his role. Riteish n Ram are good in few parts. Tamanna provide visual relief....
Arunoda Peiris @arunodapeiris
If distributors had shown #JummeKiRaat on their theatres instead #Humshakals they would have earned more money. Sudhar ka Sajid. #BekarFilm
Atul Sagane @poly_atul86
Lets raise a fund called #SajidKhan relief fund. Now dude stop making movies please. We are ready to pay you for nothing. #Humshakals
Krunal Makwana @mKunaaal
#Humshakals is the proof that any director can show indian audience his finger and still earn crores.
After watching #Humshakals ... Sajid Khan himself said that this crap movie has been made by his humshakal and not him ...
Pure Punjabi @gaggycool
Watching #Humshakals is like already having 3 problems and multiplying them yourselves to make them 9 #SajidKhan