Salman Khan’s Tubelight collected approx Rs 105 crore by Friday, which is much below the standards of what the superstar has been delivering for last few years. Though a lot was expected from the Kabir Khan film, it has been a disappointment in terms of content and business. According to numbers shared by Taran Adarsh, the business for the film is fluctuating, yet failing to keep pace. It has been tumbling down since Wednesday.
According to various figures by trade analysts, Tubelight witnessed a sharp dip of 50% after Tuesday, with only Rs 12 crore earning. The film is not facing any massive competition from any other Bollywood films, except Anupam Kher’s Hollywood film, The Big Sick, which released this Friday. this might bring some respite to its collections in its second weekend. Meanwhile the makers have sold the satellite rights of Tubelight for Rs 60 crore, and music rights, for Rs 20 crore.
The extended weekend begins with eid holiday on Monday. Film failed to impress audience there as well. Fickle was only able to touch the mark of 19.09 crore rupees which was way less than Salman films have did earlier in the bollywood. Eid didn’t proved positive for Salman this time, primary reason was GST getting rolled out in India and negative reviews.
Second week didn’t opened with any positive vibes. With mere 2.1 crore earnings on 2nd Friday (8th day) movie got only 15% occupancy in most of the theaters of city. Weekend was also not well for Tubelight collections. According to intial reports as its 9th day and 10th day collection, film was not able to cross the mark of 10 crores in total. Movie should have the lowest in last 3 years 160 crore lifetime box office business worldwide.