BOX OFFICE: ‘Satyagraha’ Drops Tempo In The Weekdays

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MUMBAI: ‘Satyagraha’, produced by UTV Motion Pictures, directed by Prakash Jha and starring Amitabh Bachchan, Arjun Rampal, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ajay Devgn, Manoj Bajpayee and Amrita Rao, did not manage to overcome the weekday hurdle, as it saw a drop in collections from Monday onwards.

As reported, (SEE STORY HERE), ‘Satyagraha’ did fairly good business on Day 1, earning approximately Rs 102.3 million (Rs 10.23 crore) net on opening day.

Day 2, Saturday saw collections surge to the tune of approximately Rs 128.8 million (Rs 12.88 crore) net, while Day 3 Sunday’s collections stood at a good Rs 140 million (Rs 14 crore) net.

By the end of the first weekend, ‘Satyagraha’ had amassed close to Rs 371.1 million (Rs 37.11 crore) net.

However, the situation saw a notable change on Monday, with collections sharply dropping to approximately Rs 46.1 million (Rs 4.61 crore) net. Tuesday saw an even greater fall, with business plummeting to around Rs 39.3 million (Rs 3.93 crore) net.

The 5 day total now stands in the range of Rs 456.5 million (Rs 45.64 crore) net.