‘No audience, No show’ status this week

MUMBAI: With five releases last Friday, most without face value, it was ‘no audience, no show’ status at many cinema houses. Wake Up India, Delhi Gang, Ishk Actually and Sooper Se Ooper were the ones to suffer.

Micky Virus is the one that survived the opening weekend with figures of Rs 4.25 crore. The going will be tough as the new week starts. This film also marked the debut of Manish Paul on the big screen.

Boss collects Rs 47.2 crore in its first week (Nine days). The Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha starrer film released on 16 October and

Shahid has collected Rs 3.1 crore in its first week.

War Chhod Na Yaar has added Rs 45 lakh in its second week to take its two week total to Rs 6.7 crore.

Exhibition trade is facing its dullest period of the year as pre-Diwali is always a bad time for new releases. Theatres have very poor footfalls and are now resting their hopes on the Rakesh Roshan - Hrithik Roshan brand, Krrish 3. Exhibitors have paid high MG for this film and anticipation is high.

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