Udta Punjab has all the ingredients for an excellent movie. That includes excellent star cast [Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Diljit Dosanjh], good story, good screenplay. At the same time, it is hard hitting and brutally honest. This reflects in the first day box office collection of Udta Punjab.
First Day Box office collection of Udta Punjab stands at Rs 10.05 cr. This is less than Baaghi [11.95 cr], Airlift [12.35 cr], Housefull 3 [15.21 cr], Fan [19.20 cr]. Still, it is among the top 5 best openers of 2016.
Udta Punjab Day 1 Box Office Collection
Rs 10.05 cr
The movie earned maximum of its first day collection from North India. Especially regions of Punjab and Delhi NCR contributed to its above average first day collection.
Udta Punjab Overseas
We saw good opening in UAE [18+ classification]. Udta Punjab collected AED 325,000 [₹ 59.33 lacs] over 51 sites. The movie will release in Oman and Kuwait next week.
Udta Punjab Theater Occupancy
More than 2000 screens showed Udta Punjab on its release day. According to incoming reports, occupancy in other metros such as Mumbai was around 30-35%.
As per trade reports, Udta Punjab’s opening is comparable wid Fan and Housefull 3 at centres in North India.
Udta Punjab has done excellent in Northern India. Especially Punjab region theaters have reported higher than average opening numbers. Coming to Delhi, there was more than 50% occupancy in morning shows.
Upward trend in coming days for Udta Punjab
Movie goers have been constantly tweeting positive reviews of Udta Punjab. Word of mouth publicity will definitely give a boost to box office collection in coming days.
Censor Board had placed many obstacles for Director Abhishek Chaubey. However, that has played in favor of the movie by giving it wide publicity. In spite of that, a big blow came in the form of the movie being leaked.
We have reported here the Udta Punjab First Day Box Office Collection. This will be followed by the weekend collections. Stay tuned.