BOX OFFICE: Soft Opening For ‘Bombay Talkies’

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MUMBAI: Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Ashi Dua’s ‘Bombay Talkies’, an anthology of short films directed by Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee, Anurag Kashyap; and starring Rani Mukherjee, Viacom18 Motion Pictures, Ashi Dua, Randeep Hooda, Katrina Kaif, Ranvir Shorey, Naman Jain has seen a soft opening at the box office on Day 1.

‘Bombay Talkies’ is an omnibus aimed at celebrating the centenary of Indian cinema, where four of the finest directors of Bollywood have come together to create one full length feature film, as a tribute to Indian cinema.

While ‘Bombay Talkies’ opened to some very positive reviews yesterday, with most critics praising the film and the unique concept, the response from cine-goers was relatively low. On opening day, the film managed to garner approximately Rs 13.4 million (Rs 1.34 crore net).

On the other hand the mass-oriented gangster flick ‘Shootout at Wadala’, complete with its three crowd-enticing item sequences is going great guns at the box office.