Bang Bang at box office: Hrithik's film earns Rs 27.54cr, Haider collects Rs 6.14cr on day one
Hrithik Roshan-Katrina Kaif-starrer Bang Bang, that hit approximately 4500 screens, has collected Rs 27.54 crore on the first day of its release. Vishal Bhardwaj's Haider, that released in 800 screens (estimated) has made an opening collection of Rs 6.1 crore.bollywood Updated: Oct 05, 2014 10:04 IST
Despite being tagged as "mindless", "loud", "dumb", "pointless" and "exhausting", action thriller Bang Bang! has emerged as a clear winner at the box office with business of Rs 27.54 crore on the first day with simultaneous release Haider minting just Rs 6.14 crore.Bang Bang, reportedly made at a budget of Rs 180 crore, was pitted against Rs 24 crore film Haider, which is Vishal Bhardwaj's adaptation of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, with both releasing on Thursday.
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Directed by Siddharth Anand, Bang Bang! stars Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif. In addition to star power, it has ingredients like love story, amazing stunts and peppy music.
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With Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor as the lead actors, Haider is set against the unrest in the Kashmir Valley and revolves around a man who wants to avenge his father's death.
However, riding high on rave reviews and good word-of-mouth, Haider is expected to grow in the coming days.
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Haider has performed extremely well in metros and specifically in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi/NCR, Bangalore, Hyderabad, said a statement.