Akshay Kumar’s second release of 2017, TEPK has a reasonable opening day. The film which started average in the morning shows has picked up in the later half of the day. Akshay Kumar starrer has an average opening day. As per the early trade trends, Toilet Ek Prem Katha 1st day collection will be in the range of 11-11.5 crores. As the film was faring better in interiors so the actuals can vary a little.
The film has a decent to average opening in the morning shows as the overall occupancy was 20-25%. The opening was better in single screens and masses as compared to multiplexes. As the day progressed, there was some growth but it was not upto the mark. The occupancy in the noon shows was around 30-35% which went up to 50% in the evening shows. North India performed better and had the best growth in the evening. Still, that huge push like Airlift or Jolly LLB 2 was missing.
Toilet – Ek Prem Katha registered an 70 per cent occupancy in theatres across the domestic market in the first show saturday week end helps film to collect nice numbers at boxoffice. The movie has received a positive response from the audience and the word of mouth boost its business in the afternoon and evening shows. Nevertheless, if the rumours turn out to be true, the makers of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha are in real danger as it may soon be made available online for viewers to download for free. Due this Leak the film might face sudden drop in box office collections
Toilet Ek Prem Katha box office collection on its day 1 will be the seventh highest opening day of 2017 and is behind Badrinath Ki Dulhania. Overall it is just about a reasonable number. There is a huge potential and scope for growth over the weekend. Though the reports are mostly mixed so the trend over its extended weekend will be very crucial. As far the economics are concerned, it should gross over 100 crores for recovering costs.