Singh Is Bliing has collected a huge 20.6 crore nett approx on Friday (1st day) at box office. Thus, film has taken 2nd biggest opening of the year behind Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Also, film is biggest opening of Akshay Kumar career. Thus, SIB has taken rollicking start and film is heading for a huge opening weekend.
SIB has opened to occupancy of around 50% in Morning shows. Film shot up further in Noon and Afternoon time to record occupancy of around 80-85%. Film remained rock solid with similar occupancy of 80-85% in Evening and Night shows for the day.
Northern belt reported excellent collections for day one. Rest of India collection for the day was decent to good. Many Sold Out shows reported across parts of India. Film also get benefitted by Gandhi Jayanti Holiday. Overall film has started big at ticket counters. Now film needs to hold well on Saturday with normal acceptable drop. Sunday collections are again set to see jump from Saturday.