Raees is doing extremely well and exceeded all expectation at box office on 1st day (Wednesday) as early trends for the day is coming in. Raees is simply looking unstoppable and expect Sold Out shows for tomorrow as it is National Holiday because of Republic Day.
Coming to day one. Raees has started big with occupancy reported for Morning shows is approx 60%. This is terrific considering today is normal working day and mid-week. Film hold well in Noon to record occupancy of around 60-65% which is again excellent. Film however has picked up big from Evening onwards and registered an outstanding occupancy of 80%+ for Evening and Night shows. Many shows reported Sold out for today.
Occupancy Report of Raees for Wednesday [Samples only] -
Morning - 60%
Noon - 60-65%
Evening-Night - 80%+
Early trends suggest, Raees 1st day box office collection is heading for 20 crore nett or more. This is fantastic considering today is normal working day and it is also clashing with another biggie in Kaabil. These are very early estimates from limited samples we have right now and hence actual may vary. Also, major pool of datas from interiors are awaited and hence collection will vary accordingly.