The risk of corona infection still remains. In such a situation, theaters have just been opened with 50 percent seating capacity. Directed by Ranjit M Tiwari, the film did a business of Rs 2.75 crore on its opening day. Whereas on Friday, the film has earned close to Rs 2.40 crore. In this way, the film has earned more than Rs 5 crore in two days.
Expected to earn 13 crores by the weekend
‘Bell Bottom’ has been released on more than 800 screens across the country so far. Trade analysts believe that the film’s earnings will increase on Saturday and Sunday and thus the total earning of 4 days in the first weekend will be close to Rs 13 crore. Advance booking of Rs 24 lakh had already been done for the film even before its release for the weekend. The film has got a great response from the critics. In such a situation, due to word of mouth, the film’s earnings are also expected to increase.
Lifetime may earn 25-30 crores
Apart from Akshay Kumar, ‘Bell Bottom’ also stars Vaani Kapoor, Lara Dutta and Huma Qureshi. The story of the film is based on a play hijack and his rescue. Among all the things, one thing is also to be noted that still people are avoiding going to theatres. This is the reason that even in 50 per cent of the seating capacity on the first day, only 10-20 per cent seats were seen to be filled. It is expected that at this pace, ‘Bell Bottom’ Lifetime will earn Rs 25-30 crores.
Akshay Kumar’s ‘Bell Bottom’ gets a major setback ahead of its release