Akshay Kumar, Ileana D’Cruz and Esha Gupta starrer Rustom is all set to hit the theatres tomorrow. Despite its clash with Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro, Rustom seems to have an edge over it. The movie has created tremendous buzz before release and is all set to have a good opening at the Box Office. Let’s have a look at Rustom budget, screen count and Box Office analysis.
The production cost of Rustom is low. As per the reports we have, the total cost of production of the movie is around 35 crores. With 15 crores spent on advertising and promotions, the total budget of the movie is 50 crores. This budget is exclusive of Akshay Kumar’s fee, who will take some part from the profits. (Read: 5 reasons to watch Rustom)
Rustom Screen Count
Rustom is releasing on 2317 screens across the country. Talking about the distribution of screens, 1000 screens will be allocated to single screens and mass centres while other 1300 screens will go to multiplexes. In overseas, the movie is expected to release on around 550 screens.
Rustom Box Office Economics
As the movie is made on a budget of low budget, recovery would not be an issue. The makers are in a profitable zone even before the release. The satellite, music and other rights are expected to fetch around 35 crores. The movie needs to collect around 70 crores to be profitable to the distributors. (Read: With Rustom, Akshay Kumar is all set to beat Salman, SRK and Aamir)
Lifetime collection < 50 crores (Flop)
Lifetime collection > 60 crores (Average)
Lifetime collection > 70 crores (Hit)
Lifetime collection > 90 crores (Hit)
Lifetime collection > 120 crores (Super Hit)
Lifetime collection > 160 crores (Blockbuster)
Considering the buzz Rustom has created, it seems to be a sure shot winner at Box Office. The movie may emerge as third consecutive 100 crores grosser for Akshay Kumar. We are expecting Rustom to have a better opening than Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro. Check out the Box Office prediction of Rustom.