This week Bollywood release, Farhan Akhtar, Shraddha Kapoor and Arjun Rampal starrer Rock On 2 has received a poor response at the domestic Box Office. The movie has been severely affected by demonetization of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes. Moreover, the mixed reviews and competition from previous releases, Shivaay and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil have also affected the Box Office performance of the movie.
Rock On 2 is a sequel to a musical drama Rock On released in 2008. Rock On was a big hit at the Box Office and the same was expected from this instalment as well. However, the movie failed to make create huge buzz before release.
Rock On 2 First Weekend Box Office Collection Report
Rock On 2 witnessed an occupancy of 10% on its opening day. The demonization effect starts from the first day itself and the movie managed to earn only 2.02 crores. On the second day, the movie reported a small jump ans earned around 2.25 crores.
On Sunday, the movie failed to witness significant growth and managed to collected around 3 croores. Released on aaround 1700 screens, Rock On 2 first weekend collection stands at 7.25 crores. With the affect of monetization seems to unsettle in the next few days, Rock On 2 is a flop at the Box Office.
Government’s decision to demonetise Rs. 500 and Rs 1000 notes has had an adverse effect on the box office collections of Rock On 2, confirms says producer Ritesh Sidhwani.
“People are busy queueing up outside the banks and even if they are able to get the new Rs. 2000 note they are not able to get the change for it which is affecting the overall collection of the film. If we had any clue about the decision we would have definitely pushed the release date,” Ritesh told PTI.