Raees 1st Day Box Office Collection: Shah Rukh Khan’s most awaited release of the year, Raees is finally in theatres now. As predicted by us, the movie is off to a flying start at the Box Office. It has reported an occupancy of around 60% in the morning shows. Despite the mid-week releases and clash with Kaabil, Raees has managed to open to terrific numbers in most part of the country. In terms of occupancy, the opening is better than Aamir Khan’s Dangal. Without any further delay, let’s have a detailed look at the Raees first day Box Office collection and occupancy report.
Raees 1st Day Box Office Occupancy Report
The movie opened to an occupancy of around 55% in most parts of the country. Kolkata was the best performing circuits as the movie reported an occupancy of around 80% in the morning shows. Despite a normal working day, housefull shows were reported in Kolkata. Mumbai and Gujarat were the second best performing circuits with the occupancy in the range of 60%. North and central India remained a bit low but are expected to witness good growth in the evening and nights shows as there is a big holiday tomorrow. Shah Rukh Khan’s stardom is making waves all over the country.
Talking about the occupancy in noon shows, the movie witnessed good growth in circuits like Gujarat, Mumbai and Mysore. Other circuits remained stable as the morning shows. Overall, the average occupancy in the noon shows was around 65%. Raees has literally set the Box Office on fire. The movie has exceeded trade expectations. Trade experts were expecting an opening of around 15 crores but the movie is heading towards a 20+ crores opening day.
Raees 1st Day Box Office Collection: Early Estimates
As per early estimates, the movie should easily cross 20 crores on its opening day. While we were expecting the first day collection to be around 17 crores, it seems that Raees will easily cross this figure. The final numbers will depend on how the movie performs in the night shows.
As per Box Office India, Raees has taken a better opening than Aamir Khan’s Dangal. Well, the final figures will be out tomorrow and it would be interesting to see how much money the SRK starrer has minted on its first day.