Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor starrer Bafikre has been released today. Directed by Aditya Chopra, the movie is about carefree love something youngsters today can relate to. Befikre marks the comeback of Aditya Chopra as director after a long gap of seven years. Befikre is Aditya’s first film without Shah Rukh Khan. The movie has been in news because of 23 kissing scenes between the lead actors. The movie is mainly targeted to the urban centres. Let’s have a detailed look at Befikre budget, screen count, economics and Box Office analysis.
As revealed by the makers, the production cost of Befikre is 55 crores. With 15 crores spent on advertising, printing and promotions, the total budget of the movie is 70 crores. The makers will also get a rebate from Paris which will reduce costs further.
Befikre Screen Count
Befikre is a urban-centric film targeted to the audience in top metros and urban cities. Befikre has been released today on around 2100 screens. Talking about the distribution of screens, 65% screens are allocated to multiplexes while 35% screens are allocated to single screens and mass centres. In overseas, the movie has been released on 700 screens.
Befikre Economics and Box Office Analysis
The makers of the movie have recovered a healthy amount through satellite, music and digital rights. Around 36 crores have been recovered through satellite and music rights. Yash Raj Films is distributing the film themselves thus there is no middle man and commission involved. Befikre is a very much a safe bet as far the economics are concerned. Even with a poor performance, Befikre will be a safe film for the makers. Still, the movie needs to perform well to emerge as a Box Office success.
Lifetime collection < 60 crores (Flop)
Lifetime collection > 60 crores (Average)
Lifetime collection > 85 crores (Hit)
Lifetime collection > 110 crores (Super Hit)
Lifetime collection > 140 crores (Blockbuster)
Befikre Expectations & Prediction
The real problem for Befikre is its limited appeal. The movie has no appeal for the mass audience. The movie boasts on Ranveer Singh and Aditya Chopra’s track record. After a poor trailer, the music of the film has become a big hit which will help it to take a decent opening. Weare expecting an opening of around 30%. The first day collection of the movie will be around 8 crores. (Read: Befikre Box Office Prediction)
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