Bang Bang had a terrific first day (Thursday) at box office as it has collected a huge 27.5 crore nett. Thus it has taken 5th biggest opening of all time. Film started with Bang in Morning shows and registered excellent occupancy through the day. Night shows dipped a little because of Pooja/Garba at places. Overall first day numbers are huge and film needs to hold well now from today onward.
Bang Bang opened to 75-80% occupancy in Morning shows. After that film hovered in 85-90% occupancy for Noon, Afternoon and Evening shows. Film registered little dip and registered an occupancy of around 80-85% for Night shows. Overall first day on average occupancy is in region of 80-85% which is just enormous considering film is released in around 3400 screens all India.
Thus, Bang Bang has taken 2nd biggest opening of 2014 behind Singham Returns and ahead of Kick. Film now needs to hold well on Friday and sustain to put up big opening weekend. Bang Bang is Hrithik Roshan's biggest opening ever surpassing his last release Krrish 3 (25 crore nett on day one). It is also Katrina Kaif 3rd biggest opening ever after Dhoom 3 and Ek Tha Tiger. Business of the film is praiseworthy for day one considering it had to clash with Haider also. Film now enjoys biggest weekend of 2014 and hope it have a dream run now.