Sandalwood's recent release Ninnindale starring Power Star Puneet Rajkumar got a grand opening all over the state. The movie, which looted the Box Office for the first two days of its release, has reportedly seen considerable amount of dip on the weekend.
Ninnindale opened up with the mixed reviews from the critics and audience, which is considered as the main reason for the big let down in the collection. The much anticipated movie of 2014 was reported to be a big disappointment for Puneet Rajkumar's fans.
Sources from Gandhinagara has said that Ninnindale Box Office collection is mainly affected by the mixed reviews from the audience and critics. The movie was expected to do a wonderful business on the first weekend as there was no competition from Kannada movies and any other language. The film, which made a huge buzz even before its release, had approximately grossed Rs 3.6 crore on the first two days collection at the Box Office.
As the audience response was very poor for Ninnindale on the first weekend, the Box Office collection was dull. The family audience, who were expected to turn out in large number on the weekend, are likely to be influenced by the mixed reviews. Continue reading the story on slides...
Poor Response In Multiplex Theatres
It is reported that many Multiplex theatres across the state has decreased the number of shows, as there was no demand on the weekend.
Single Screens Running Packed Houses
Single screen theatres in the cities like Mysore, Mandya, Hassan, Hubli, Bellary and others are still running packed houses. The movie is also doing a decent collection at Box Office in these areas.
Decent Business In Neighboring States
Apart from Karnataka, Ninnindale was simultaneously released in many cities in the neighboring states. The movie is doing a decent business in the cities like Chennai, Cochin, New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune and Surat.
Reviews Have Affected The Overseas Market!
Sources said that mixed reviews has also affected Ninnindale overseas market. The movie is slated to release in the countries like Canada, Malaysia, Singapore, UAE and USA.
Record On The First Day Box Office Collection
By grossing Rs 2 crore with 850 shows across Karnataka, Ninnindale has the record of grossing highest amount ever on the first day Box Office collection for a Kannada movie.