Bombay Velvet Starring Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, and Karan Johar was released worldwide on May 15. Directed by Anurag Kashyap, it was one of the most anticipated film of this year.
With too many negative press and controversies surrounding it's
release, which in turn took a toll on box office
Ranbir Kapoor is seen in Bombay Velvet after two back
to back duds (Besharam and Roy). Bombay
Velvet is a period drama set against the backdrop of
1960's.The film revolves around how the hopes and dreams collide
with individual realities.
Greed and aspirations take centre stage in the backdrop of city
politics. With fine characteristics borrowed from the Theatre of
the Absurd, Anurag Kashyap blends two genres to create an
unexpected noir film.
First day collection of the movie was not as expected. The movie
which opened on Friday received a poor response. There were also
cancellations of morning show in some regions due to lack of
Theaters had very poor occupancy of only about 15-20% all over
India, which improved to 40-50% by the evening. Bombay
Velvet collected approximately about Rs 6 Cr on the first day
which is very low compared to his Besharam that made Rs 21
Trade analyst Komal Nahta tweeted, "Bad start for Bombay Velvet.
1st show at Fun, Gwalior cancelled due to lack of audience.
Velocity, two Inoxes in Indore report poor collections. Opening of
disastrous Roy was better than Bombay Velvet initial in C.I. Sad
day for film industry."
With a budget of Rs 100 Cr the film will not gain the momentum and hit the right chord to catch up at the box office.