The film opened to a good first day. Neerja collected Rs 4.45 crore net approx. (Rs 44 million) on it’s first day. On it’s second day the film had a good growth, collected Rs 7.45 crore net approx. (Rs 74 million). On the third day (Sunday), Neerja collected Rs 9.80 crore net approx. (Rs 98 million).
Neerja had a good hold on Monday, collected Rs 3.55 crore net approx. (Rs 35 million). There was a slight drop on Tuesday, the film collected Rs 3.15 crore net approx. (Rs 31 million).
So the total business of Neerja till date is Rs 28.35 crore net approx (Rs 283 million).
Neerja has not done well in UP, Gujarat, CP Berar and Bihar. The film has low costs so does not need all India performance, but if it had got appreciation in these places, it could have gone to another level.
Starring Sonam Kapoor, Shabana Azmi and Yogendra Tiku depicts the story of courageous Neerja Bhanot, who was killed on the hijacked plane, Pan Am Flight 73 in the year 1986. Neerja was the senior flight purser on the ill-fated Pan Am Flight 73, which was hijacked by four armed men. Shockingly, this incident took place just 25 hours before her 23rd birthday.[/tps_footer]