Raees Day 1 Box Office Collection Update: The most awaited movie of the year, Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees has finally hit the theatres today as expected it is off to a superb opening at the Box Office. Released on 2700 screens, the movie opened to an occupancy of around 60% in the morning shows which is a terrific start considering it is a mid-week release and clashing with Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil. Check out Raees first day collection update and occupancy report. (Raees Critics Review)
Raees 1st Day Collection Update: Occupancy Report
Raees Morning Shows Report:
Raees took an excellent opening of 55-60% in the morning shows in most circuits. It is an extraordinary start for a movie released on a normal weekday and clashing with another big release Kaabil. The movie opened to terrific response in Mumbai, Gujarat and Kolkata circuits as housefull shows were reported at many places.
In Central India, the movie opened to around 45% occupancy. The north Indian circuits remained average and are expected to witness good growth in the evening shows. Down South, Raees is getting tough competition from Kaabil. In fact, its is the only circuits where Kaabil is ahead of Raees.
As per Box Office India, Raees has recorded one of the biggest openings of all time. It is the best opening since Sultan eclipsing the morning shows of Dangal. The opening at most single screens is better than Dangal and at places even better than Sultan which was a holiday.
Raees Noon Shows Report:
The movie has witnessed good growth in the noon shows. As per the reports coming, it has witnessed a growth of around 10% in noon shows at most of the centres. In terms of occupancy, the opening is better than Dangal which was a solo release. All we can say, Raees is heading for a record-breaking day.
Raees Evening & Night Shows Report:
Raees reported superb numbers in the evening and night shows. As there is a holiday tomorrow, the audience came in big numbers especially in metros and multiplexes which were average in morning and noon shows.
Raees 1st Day Collection: Official Numbers
As per official figures shared by Taran Adarsh, Raees 1st day collection is 20.42 crores. Raees is the fourth highest opening day grosser for Shah Rukh Khan after Chennai Express, Happy New Year and Dilwale.
After a superb opening day, Raees is all set for a huge second day as it will take full advantage of the Republic day holiday. The movie has every chance to cross 25 crores mark tomorrow. Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil struggled on the first day but it will also make a strong comeback tomorrow as the WOM is super positive. The real fight between the two movies will start from Friday when WOM comes into play.