Bajirao Mastani is riding on very high budget and there is no second thought on that. But film well promotion and meticulous planning is ensuring that film will be safe proposition in coming days. This is extremely good news for both makers and distributors.
Bajirao Mastani is economics is very simple. Film landing cost (Budget inclusive of P&A) is whopping 125-130 crores. However makers have recovered a significant approx 50 crores from sale of Satellite and Music rights. That means film needs around huge 80 crores to be recovered from theatrical business Anything above that will be profits.
As per present film trending, Bajirao Mastani is set to recover most of the amount from India theatricals itself. Film is looking to collect around 75-80 crores distributor share from India theatrical business itself. Plus, film is doing extremely well in Overseas and big returns are coming from there also. Which is added bonus now.
Bajirao Mastani will be easily plus film when film crosses 140 crore nett mark. If film crosses 150-160 crore nett it will be a Clean Trade Hit with decent to good profits for all. Hope it answers all your queries regarding whether film will be a HIT of FLOP.