Baadshaho budget, screen count and box office economics: Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi, Esha Gupta, Ileana D’ Cruz and Vidyut Jamwal starrer Baadshaho is all set to hit the big screens on 1 Sep 2017. Directed by Milan Luthria, the movie is a heist thriller set during the emergency era of 1975-77. Few weeks ago, Baadshaho was one of the hottest films of the year. But in the last two weeks, the craze and buzz around the movie has died considerably. The movie is set for a decent opening and with smart economics in place Baadshaho is expected to emerge as a clean hit. Let’s have a look at Baadshaho budget, screen count and box office economics.
Multi-starrer films sometimes become a headache for producers in terms of budget and recovery. But, it is not a case with Baadshaho. The movie has been made on an acceptable budget and the producers have already made a profit. As per the reports, the production cost of the movie is around 60 crores and with 20 crores spent on advertising and promotion, the total budget is around 800 crores.
Baadshaho Screen Count
The holdover releases are performing well. There is a small budget film Shubh Mangal Savdhan starring Aysuman and Bhumi releasing along with Baadshaho. Still, Baadshaho is expected to have a big release on around 2500 to 2800 screens. Around 65% of the screens will be allocated in mass centers and single screens. In overseas, the screen count will be less as the film is a desi entertainer. Moreover, Ajay and Emraan don’t have huge fan following in the overseas market.
Baadshaho Box Office Economics
- Production cost: 60 crores
- Promotion and advertising cost: 20 crores
- Total budget: 80 crores
- Satellite Rights: 30 crores
- Music, video and other rights: 20 crores
- Distribution Rights (India): 42 crores (Cinekorn)
- Overseas: Not disclosed
- Recover Costs: 85 crores
- Hit: 110 to 120 crores
- Super Hit: More than 140 crores
Baadshaho Box Office Prediction
Despite strong competition from holdover, new releases and other negative factors, Baadshaho is expected to have a decent start at the box office. The movie has a good chance to emerge as a clean hit as the economics has been smartly set and the movie just need to cross 85 crores to be in a safe zone for distributors. The producers have already made decent profit. (Read: Baadshaho box office prediction)
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