Mumbai, Apr 27 (): Box office collection of Mohit Suri directed Aditya Roy Kapur and Shradha Kapoor starrer movie Aashiqui 2, which released on April 26, is approximately 5 cr on its opening day of release.
A trade analyst insists that Aashiqui 2 witnessed a good growth in business with each passing show. Aashiqui 2 opened to the best in the North India circuits especially in Delhi, Indore and Jaipur.
Another trade expert, Suniel Wadhwa said that Aashiqui 2 on its opening day rolled with 4.5-5 cr net at the box office. The movie was released in 1100 screens and he feels that it is a very good start for a film that has newcomers like Aditya Roy Kapur and Shradha Kapoor.
“Aashiqui 2″ conquered the mass centres and the film saw increase in figures as the day advanced. Film received a good word of mouth so it is sure that these comments will be converted into numbers. As, the collection on its opening day is decent and weekend collection looks to conclude in the range of 12-15 cr nett.
Along with “Aashiqui 2″, Holly wood movie “Iron Man 3” also was released yesterday. Iron Man 3 had a great beginning at most urban centres. Film collected 7.25 cr nett on opening day which is a super number.
Suniel Wadhwa said that Iron Man 3 was released in four regional languages across 1100 screens and on its opening day collection based on early estimates seems to be in the range of 7.25 cr net. “Iron Man 3″ was fantastic in metros and by evening film started performing well in dubbed versions too.
And on estimating these trends, we could assume that the weekend box office collection of Irom Man 3 will be 23-24cr and the first weekend collection of Aashiqui 2 will be around 15 cr, said the popular site Times of India. Over all, it will be a big weekend for Iron Man 3.