Once Upon Ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara (OUATIMD) starts with Housefull boards at Indian Box Office on Independence Day (Thursday, 15th August), literally all over India. This is rejoice time for all Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha and Imran Khan fans.
Film has struggled to get big release and is released on limited screens of 1250-1300 screens. But despite that it has managed a bumper start at ticket counter. Film has opened to 80-85% occupancy all over India in early Morning shows itself. Just imagine how will be the occupancy for Day and Night shows. Occupancy is just to increase with each passing shows as huge advance booking is reported for the day. Already many shows tickets are Sold Out. This story is not only for big cities like Delhi or Mumbai, but also for all the other cities, be it Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Kanpur or anywhere in India. OUATIMD is one of the best start of Akshay Kumar in recent times. Only dent is that it has been released on limited screens.
OUATIMD has taken an opening of 85-90% in Delhi and Gurgaon City in Morning shows. Occupancy in Morning shows for Mumbai City is around 75-80%. In Hyderabad it is registering historic occupancy of 90%+.
Despite limited release of OUATIMD, don't be surprised if the film crosses 9-10 crore nett mark by the end of the day. Even more after that can't be ruled out after looking at the Morning shows trend.