Azhar posted a strong number on the very first day of its release from Indian screens. The film released on 13th May managed to mint approx Rs 6.30 crore (India biz.) with good response from viewers.
The trade analyst ‘Taran Adarsh’ confirmed the numbers through his tweet on social site ‘Twitter’. He further expressed that Saturday and Sunday business are crucial for this sports drama ‘Azhar’ to post a healthy weekend total.
The film is performing well in Overseas screens too. From UAE-GCC screens, it managed to collect approx AED 400,000 [₹ 72.72 lacs] on Thursday. The box-office numbers from other countries include Rs 8.89 lacs from Australia, Rs 2.74 lacs from New Zealand and Rs 6.24 lacs from UK on its day 1.
The curiosity among fans and viewers to watch first ever biopic on the life of an Indian cricketer first ever helped it to post such amazing numbers at the box-office.
The well packed morning & noon shows contributed much to the numbers but a little low response in the evening shows hampered its further growth. We were expecting it to cross Rs 8 mark but big multiplexes crowd did not turn out for the evening shows.
Azhar is going extremely well on single screens. With strong word of mouth publicity and no big releases this week on big screen, we are expecting the collection to increase on Saturday and Sunday.
If everything goes well then Azhar gonna post a strong collection of approx Rs 25+ crore in its opening weekend.
#Azhar Fri ₹ 6.30 cr. India biz… Sat and Sun biz crucial to post a healthy weekend total.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 14, 2016