Gabbar is Back has taken biggest opening of the year at box office on Friday (1st Day). Although film is getting benefit from May Day Holiday at most places. Plus film is released in wide screen and that will also help to put up decent to good numbers for day one. There is a big chance that Gabbar will be the biggest opener of the year so far.
Coming to Morning shows report film has taken varied opening at places and that is more to do with Holiday today. Places like Mumbai and Pune have opened well, whereas Delhi, Gurgaon and Lucknow have taken slow start. In fact Pune is rocking from first show itself.
Mumbai has opened to 50% occupancy which is pretty good. Pune has opened exceedingly well with occupancy reported for Morning shows is around 90%+. Lucknow has opened to 30% occupancy which is decent considering the morning shows. Delhi however has opened low with occupancy in the region of 20-25%. Gurgaon has opened to around 25-30% occupancy. Kanpur is slow with occupancy of around 20-25%. Overall film start is decent. As day progresses occupancy will increase. That means we are heading for a decent day at box office and most probably the biggest of the year.
Occupancy Report of Gabbar is Back for Friday Morning shows (Samples) -
Delhi - 20-25%
Gurgaon - 25-30%
Mumbai - 50%
Pune - 90%+
Kanpur - 20-25%
Lucknow - 30%
Single Screen Report - Single Screens are just about to start and hence, early reports are awaited. Initial report suggest film should open decent to good there today. We will update on that as day progresses.