The film opened up to positive reviews on the release day. Most of the critics gave thumbs up to Bachchan and his fans have grandly welcomed the Kannada film. As per the Bachchan team, the flick has collected more than Rs 5 crore in the first weekend.
Director Shashank said, "Bachchan released in about 194 theatres in Karnataka. On day one, it raked in Rs 1.5 cr. But the collection dropped to some extent the next day as it was not a working day. On Friday, it managed to collect Rs 1 crore and the business remained the same on Saturday too. However, on Sunday, the film did wonderful business on the opening day by collecting Rs 1.5 crore. It collected Rs 5 crore (Gross) in the first four days."
Positive reports and good-word of mouth have helped the movie to get warm reception at the Kannada Box Office. Indeed, Bachchan is said to be the best opening for a Kannada film in 2013. Continue reading the report on the slideshow...
On the opening day, the occupancy for the film in major theatres were cent percent. Especially in Bangalore, the film ran to packed houses in most of the theatres.
Bachchan Box Office
An industry observer said, "A theatre like Venkateshwara Theatre in Avalahalli, which has a seating capacity of 1000, was almost house full on the release day and in the weekend. In places like Shimoga, North Canara and North Karnataka, Davangere, and a couple of other regions, it has done wonderful collections."
New Bench Mark
He further adds, "The figure emerging from the trade circle reveals that Bachchan has set a new bench mark at the Box Office in the opening weekend."
Bachchan is an revenge-drama starring Sudeep, Bhavana, Parul Yadav and Tulip Joshi. The film is directed by Shashank and produced by Uday K Mehta.
The highlights of Bachchan are: Excellent performance of Sudeep, Shashank's tight screenplay and Ravi Varma's brilliant action sequence. Not to forget, the engaging story.