Ae Dil Hai Mushkil 1st Day Box Office Collection: Massive fireworks at the box office this Diwali is unprecedented as one of the year’s most awaited and talked about films, Ae Dil Hai Mushkilhas finally hit the big screens today and the movie with a star-studded cast promises to make it big in terms of its box office collection. With a cast ensemblecomprising of the likes of Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Aishwarya Rai and Fawad Khan, this romantic drama movie is already pegged to become one of the biggest box office earners of the year already and there is no doubt about the fact that ADHM will live up to the enormous amount of expectations of the people.
On 6 February at the India Conference at Harvard, Karan Johar revealed that in the film Ranbir plays the character of a Hindu boy, Aayan, and Anushka Sharma plays a Muslim girl, Alizeh. The plot of the story circles around a love triangle between the three main star casts including Aishwarya and the movie will have cameos from Fawad Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Lisa Haydon, Kajol and Alia Bhatt.ADHM looks similar to one of Karan Johar’s previous ventures ‘Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna’ with a similar looking premise.
The romantic drama movie which marks KJo’s return to the director’s chair three years after “Student of the Year” has already been a target of a lot of positive and negative criticism alike.Ae Dil Hai Mushkil has been a victim of the serious controversyover the casting of Fawad Khan, a Pakistani actor, in the wake of the Uri terror attack. It is a fact that the makers of the film had to bow down to the demands of the MNS by paying a hefty amount of Rs 5 crore to the soldiers’ fund along with paying tribute to the martyrs of the Uri terror attack.
All of this seems to have been put behind as the much-awaited movie has finally reached the silver screens much to the delight of thousands of eagerlywaiting fans all around the world.
Let’s have a look at Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’s1st Day Box Office Collection on the day of its theatrical release.
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil 1st Day Box Office Collection in India
TheAe Dil Hai Mushkil Trailerwhich was recently released officially got lakhs of views on Youtube within minutes of . It shows the eagerness in the audience for this movie which is going to be the Movie of the Year, as per critics report. Indications are strong for a cracking box office collection of the movie and whether the Karan Johar movie brings in its fair share of Indian audience is what is left to be seen.
ADHM has been made at an approximate budget of Rs 70 crore with about Rs 10-15 crore spent on promotions. It has already earned about Rs 50 crore after the pre-release sale of rights. Considering the fact that the film has already been pegged as a potential high earner even before its release, there is not much doubt that the movie will go on to break annual Box office records set By Kabali and Sultan earlier this year. The movie, to be fair , has received its share of publicity and that might just work out in a positive way for Karan Johar and team.
As per early advance ticket booking reports of ADHM, opening day morning shows have been reported to have sold 38% of tickets while noon shows on Friday have sold 42% of tickets well in advance. Evening shows tell a completely different story speaking of the immense anticipation of the fans and Friday evening multiplex shows across the country have been already 72% booked well before its release. As per occupancy reports, the 1st-day occupancy of ADHM is predicted to be close to an average of 60% with 42% in morning shows, 58% in noon shows and 80% in evening shows.
Ticket prices in the metropolitan cities have a varying price according to the multiplexes in which the movie is being screened with the cost of tickets averaging between Rs.200 to Rs.400 with Gold class tickets in premium theatres going up to as much as Rs.650. with an expected screen count of around 2600 screens across the country, the 1st Day Box Office Collection In India for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil has settled down to an approximate amount of Rs.13.30 Crores.
Ae Dil hai Mushkil Opening Friday Box Office Collection Overseas
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is also much awaited outside the country as well. Films directed by Karan Johar have gained an impressive amount of positive criticism among the worldwide audience and adding to that the impressive ensemble of actors, will definitely ensure footfalls in the theatres outside the country.
With Bollywood movies quite famous amongst countries like the United States and the Middle East, the overseas box office prospect fo Ae Dil Hai Mushkil seems pretty bright as of now. Adding to that, the fact that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a known name for a lot of people living abroad due to her continued association with the Cannes Film festival, ADHM might just get more than its estimated share of takers in the overseas market. The Opening Day Overseas Box Office collection for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil has settled down to an approximate amount of Rs.4.38 crores
ADHM Total Worldwide Box Office Collection
ADHM has a higher share of multiplex releases compared to single screen releases but this fact will definitely not stop Karan Johar’s Romance drama notching up quite an amount at the box office. A worldwide screen count of 3150 will definitely boost Ae Dil HaiMushkil’s box office collection in further days to come. The 1st Day Worldwide Box Office Collection of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil has settled down to an approximate amount of Rs.17.38 Crores.
Ranbir and Aishwarya have both been seemingly having a poor run of form at the box office with their previous movies not doing a very impressive amount of business commercially . However, bygones will be left bygones as the reception for their latest has been immensely good and ADHM’s potential box office success might just be the very thing to bring them back on the success track.
Will their first venture together make their pairing a box office topper by the end of ADHM’s theatrical release?
We’ll have to wait and find out.