Happy New Year has managed to retain around 55-60% screens from first week which is fantastic. That is more than enough screens to do big business for second week running. Now coming to 2nd Friday (8th day) collection update. Film started slow in 2nd Friday Morning shows. Film then showed little jump here and there in Noon shows. Film has after that picked up well from Evening onward and registering decent occupancy in the region of 35-40% on average for Night shows as sample are received. Occupancy is on par or even better than previous day (Thursday), but total screening is less by 40-45%.
HNY is registering a drop in the region of 30-40% on average from yesterday as sample are received. That is mainly due to the screen difference as occupancy in Night shows is similar or even better at places.
Occupancy Report of HNY for 2nd Friday Evening-Night shows -
Delhi - 35-40% [20% N]
Gurgaon - 20-25% [15-20% N]
Mumbai - 35-40% [15-20% N]
Though it is too early to make any prediction, but looking at early trends film 8th day collection is heading for around 6 crore nett mark. These are just trends from samples and final figure will vary.
Numbers for 2nd Friday are very much decent considering drop from previous day. Though numbers are not bad, but definitely it could have been better considering Thursday registered significant drop from previous weekdays. Hope film marches from here on and shows good jump to put up respectable second weekend at box office.