Udta Punjab has done very well on opening Friday (1st day) at box office. Early trends suggest film is heading for a good double digit total on day one.
Film started on decent note on Friday Morning shows with occupancy reported around 25%. After that film picked up well in Noon and registered occupancy of around 45%. Film further picked up big from Evening onward and recorded occupancy of 65-70% for rest of the day.
Film remain super strong through the day in Northern Part of India. As for rest of India occupancy was strictly average. Still collection will be big as film is getting wide release.
From whatever the samples we have right now, Udta Punjab first day collection is heading towards 10-11 crore nett mark. These are estimations and actual may vary as large pool of datas are still awaited. Start of film is good and now it needs to hold well on Saturday (2nd day). If film holds well on day two then should do a respectable business in first weekend.