Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt starrer Dear Zindagi is all set to hit the theatres tomorrow. Directed by Gauri Shinde, Dear Zindagi is a story of budding cinematographer Kiara (Alia Bhatt), who is in a search of a perfect life. Her encounter with Jug (Shah Rukh Khan), an unconventional thinker, helps her gain a new perspective on life. She discovers that happiness is all about finding comfort in life’s imperfections. The movie has created good buzz before release and is expected to have a good opening in urban centres. Let’s have a detailed look at Dear Zindagi budget, screen count, economics and Box Office analysis.
Dear Zindagi Budget
The production cost of Dear Zindagi is around 35 crores. With 15 crores spent on advertising, printing and promotions, the total budget of the movie is 50 crores. However, this does not include Shahrukh Khan’s remuneration as he is the producer of the movie.
Dear Zindagi Screen Count
Dear Zindagi is a niche film targeted to the audience in top metros and urban centres. Dear Zindagi has been released today on 1200 screens. Talking about the distribution of screens, 800 screens are allocated to multiplexes while 300 screens are allocated to single screens and mass centres. In overseas, the movie has been released on 600 screens.
Dear Zindagi Economics and Box Office Analysis
The producers of the movie have recovered the budget through satellite, music and digital rights. The movie has been sold to distributors for 31 crores. It will need 55 crores to be a success at the Box Office.
Lifetime collection < 50 crores (Flop)
Lifetime collection > 55 crores (Average)
Lifetime collection > 65 crores (Hit)
Lifetime collection > 90 crores (Super Hit)
Lifetime collection > 130 crores (Blockbuster)
Dear Zindagi Expectations
Things are looking good for Dear Zindagi and we are expecting it to collect around 8 crores on the opening day. Gauri Shinde has proved her mettle with English Vinglish and the success of Dear Zindagi will serve as a huge booster. If the content clicks among the audience then the movie may even cross 100 crores at the Box Office.
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