once upon a time in mumbaai opened to a mixed response across the country. While the opening was best in Mumbai-Maharashtra [80%], plexes of metros and also 'A' class single screens, the opening day occupancy ranged from average [50%] to below average [30%] at several places.
However, the film picked up towards the evening shows, with several centres showing a healthy escalation, and the night shows recorded even better collections. The silver lining is the extremely positive reports/terrific word of mouth, which should a bountiful and potent Saturday and Sunday.
Story first published: Monday, August 2, 2010, 14:54 [IST]