After making an impressive opening at the ticket windows, Shah Rukh-starrer Fan took nearly 20% dip on Saturday despite good word-of-mouth praises and positive reviews by critics. The figure for two days’ collections for the movie that stars SRK in a double role, stands at Rs 34.60 crore.
Directed by Maneesh Sharma, Fan collected Rs 19.20 crore on its first day but the earnings dropped on Saturday to Rs 15.40 crore. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, “#Fan declines in mass circuits, but remains strong at urban centres/plexes. Fri 19.20 cr, Sat 15.40 cr. Total: 34.60 cr. India biz.”
#Fan declines in mass circuits, but remains strong at urban centres/plexes. Fri 19.20 cr, Sat 15.40 cr. Total: ? 34.60 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 17, 2016
The film traces an obsessive fan Gaurav Channa whose ‘pure love’ changes into hatred when his idol and superstar Aryan Khanna refuses to acknowledge him. SRK plays both Aryan and Gaurav in the film that is being widely appreciated for Khan’s portrayal of the creepy fan.