Heroine opens well despite mixed reviews
"Heroine showed a good early trend on it’s opening day at the domestic box office. Though the movie faced quite some competition from ICC Twenty Twenty World Cup and Ganesha Utsava, it seems to have made a pretty well box office collections. As per early estimates the Kareena Kapoor starre has made in the likes of 8.5 to 9 Crores at the domestic box office," reports Koimoi.com.
The film is performing better at multiplexes. "Heroine performed better in many multiplexes across the country when compared to single screen theaters," says the trade website.
"From the looks of it the movie might actually pick up on Saturday and Sunday giving a better box office collection than that of Friday," added the website.
Heroine is doing well in UAE also. "Heroine takes UAE by storm, collects $ 140,000 on Thursday. 19 screens yet to report. One of the best starts there!" tweeted trade expert Taran Adarsh.
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