There are reports that Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro has failed at the box office despite massive promotions and against the expectations that the successful actor-director jodi of Hrithik and Ashutosh might do wonders to its success.
The box office collection on day one stood at Rs 8.8 crore and it is expected to rake in about Rs 10-12 crore on day two.
A trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, “#MohenjoDaro Fri ₹ 8.87 cr. India biz… Will need to show solid growth to leave a mark!”
Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, Mohenjo Daro shows Hrithik taking on a man (Kabir Bedi) bent on destroying one of the world’s oldest cities. The film is set during the Indus Valley civilisation and has been made at a massive cost of Rs 100 crore. It has been reported this is more than the budget allocated at the beginning. The producers also spent Rs 15 crore on its promotion.
The film has already earned Rs 60 crore from the sale of satellite rights to Star TV and the music rights to T-Series.
In comparison Akshay Kumar’s Rustom leads by a big margin by being the 4th highest opener of 2016 by collecting Rs14.11 crore on Friday.”
Mohenjo Daro, which opened on around 2500 screens, was expected to earn around Rs 10 crore on the box office on day one.
The film fell short of numbers earned by the actor’s last film Bang Bang which earned Rs 27.54 crore on the first day. – CINEWS