Madras Cafe has surprised everybody be it trade or even the makers by outdoing all expectations at box office. Film started slowly on Friday, picked up huge on Saturday, but is on full throttle everywhere on Sunday. Film is reported Housefull shows in many cinemas across many centers in India on Sunday. Film has open to bumper occupancy of around 80-90% on Sunday all over India. Positive word of mouth has spread like fire and hence the results. Reportedly many shows for the film is increased from Saturday second half of the day.
Film has opened to outstanding 85-90% in Delhi on Sunday. In Gurgaon film is recording 90% occupancy on Sunday. In Mumbai also occupancy for Sunday is around 75-80%. Looks like film is now set for very big numbers such as 8-9+ crore nett, who knows even 10 crore is on cards. Film is just behind the collections of Bhaag Milha Bhaag and ahead of Aashiqui 2. Only dent for the film is that it is slightly lower in single screens. But as for Sunday it is far better there also from early trends. Also, positive word of mouth suggest film should hold well in long run now.
Madras Cafe has collected around 12.15 crore nett in two days and opening weekend is heading now for 20+ crore nett or even more.