We are giving detailed report on Screen Count and Advance Booking as just one day is now left for release of the big Diwali film Prem Ratan Dhan Payo. As per latest around 4300-4350 screens (approx) are locked for PRDP across all parts of India. This is biggest and ahead of Bajrangi Bhaijaan which was released in around 4050 screens. Thus, PRDP is the biggest release ever in India. Film is definitely will challenge for 40 crore nett mark on Thursday and may be even more who knows.
Coming to PRDP advance Booking it is historic and rocking all over. Finally Salman Khan is getting Holiday opening day after Ek Tha Tiger. After ETT all his releases are on normal or Pre-Eid day. ETT recorded 95%+ occupancy on day one. Which is very difficult to emulate. But if PRDP does that it will shatter each existing opening record. As per today 11 am report, almost 60% tickets are Sold Out for day one with one day still to go. Still there is advances taking place in brisk pace. And ofcourse spot booking will be done tomorrow. This ensures that film is bound to get historic start at box office on Thursday. Whether it will be 80%+ or 90%+ is to be seen. Below are the Advance booking report from sample received.
Advance Booking Report for Thursday (11 am Report) -
Delhi - 65%
Gurgaon - 50%
Mumbai - 61%
Pune - 56%
Kanpur - 51%
Lucknow - 61%