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Box Office: 'Hero' collects Rs 20 crore in its opening weekend

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MUMBAI: The Sooraj Pancholi - Athiya Shetty starrer Hero does not work despite high promotion and solo release status. A botched up job, the film suffers from poor scripting followed by equally poor direction and lacking support from its musical score.

 

The film opened with below average response and managed low collections on day one. While the collections failed to improve on Saturday, it managed to marginally pick up on Sunday. The film collected Rs 20.15 crore in its opening weekend and will find it tough to sustain through the week.

 

Welcome Back does well in its first week thanks to its good opening weekend. The weekdays thereafter showed a marked decline. However, the film collects Rs 73.1 crore in its first week. The film stands to gain from poor opposition in its second week but may still have to struggle to make it to the Rs 100 crore mark.

 

Phantom drops to about 10 per cent of its first week collection and adds just Rs 4.1 crore in its second week, which takes its two week tally to Rs 49.9 crore.

 

Manji: The Mountain Man collects Rs 45 lakh in its third week taking its three week total to Rs 12.7 crore. The film’s box office run has practically come to an end.

 

Bajrangi Bhaijaan collected Rs 25 lakh in its eighth week taking its total box office collections to Rs 318.1 crore. 

 

Bahubali: The Beginning (Hindi-Dubbed) collected Rs 30 lakh in its ninth week taking its nine week total to Rs 109.6 crore.

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