Hero Total Box Office Collection and Verdict: Hit Or Flop

Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty debut movie Hero was released on 11 Sep 2015. The movie has created quite a buzz before its release, all thanks to producer Salman Khan who has left no stone unturned to promote it. After two weeks at Box Office, the movie is out of most theaters and is expected to wrap its Box Office journey by the end of this week. After a superb opening week with the collection of 31 crores, Hero fall flat in its second week at Box Office. The movie collected only 2.25 crores in its second week. Let’s have a look at the total lifetime collection/cost/revenue and Box Office verdict of the movie.

Hero Total Box Office Collection: Highlights

Hero 1st Day Collection: 6.85 crores (2nd highest opening for a movie starring newcomers)
Hero 1st Weekend Collection: 21.1 crores
Hero 1st Week Collection: 30.87 crores
Hero 2nd Week Collection: 2.25 crores
Hero Lifetime collection: 34 crores (Domestic only)
Hero Lifetime collection (Overseas): $ 1.2 M (8 crores)

Hero Total Collection: Budget, Revenue and Profit/Loss

Production Cost: 23 crores
Printing,advertising and promotion cost: 12 crores (By Eros Now)

Producer Salman Khan sold the movie to Eros now for 18 crores. Thus, the acquisition cost for Eros is 18 crores.

Also Read: Hero Critics Review

For Producers (Profit/Loss)
Production Cost: 23 Crores
Sold to Eros (Acquisition Cost): 18 crores
Music Rights: 4 crores
Satellite rights: 8 crores (Expected)
Total Profit/Loss for producers: (Production Cost) – (Recovery) = 23 – (18 +4 + 8) = -7 crores (Profit of 7 crores).

For Disributors(Profit/Loss)
Distributor share (All India release): 50% ( 17 crores)
Distributor share (Overseas): 50% (4 crores)
Amount spent on advertising and promotion: 12 crores
Acquisition cost: 18 crores
Home video rights: 1 crore
Total Recovery: 17 + 4 + 1 = 22 crores
Total Cost for distributors = Acquisition cost + Promotion/Advertising cost = 18 + 12 = 30 crores
Total Profit/Loss for distributors: (Total Cost) – (Recovery) = 30 – (22) = 8 crores (Loss of 8 crores).

Hero Total Box Office Collection and Verdict

Total collection: 34 crores +8 crores = 42 crores
Total gross collection:  45 crores + 8 crores = 53 crores
Final Verdict: Average (Loss for distributors/ Profit for producers)

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