Box Office: Sooraj Pancholi And Athiya Shetty Starrer Hero’s First Day Occupancy Rate


The much hyped film ‘Hero’ starring Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty has finally hit the theaters. The movie ‘Hero’ which will mark the entry of debutantes Sooraj and Athiya into the tinsel town was much in the limelight given its back to back promotional activities.

It can also be said that ‘Hero’ has already been on the minds of the audiences because of Salman Khan. The movie has received loads of popularity since its inception because of Salman. The handsome actor has also crooned for a song in the film which depicts his association with the movie other than just producing it.

The film ‘Hero’ has hit the screens today and has opened to a good start with the occupancy rate of 30% on average. With a steady start the movie is expected to cover a good amount in the weekend. Salman Khan has not only accompanied the two new entrants for its promotions but the Dabangg actor is also labeled as the face of the film.

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With Salman’s strong fan base and his appearance with Sooraj and Athiya, the movie has already garnered loads of headlines.  ‘Hero’ performed well in the cities of Mumbai and Gujarat whereas, lacked behind in pulling the crowd in the areas of Delhi and Punjab.

In order to have a successful start the movie will have to surpass a successful Friday so that it can pave a smooth way for the weekend. Because the film is featuring two new entrants, word of mouth publicity and reviews will also play an important role in getting the audience to the screens. Sooraj and Athiya’s ‘Hero’ has an advantage with the release date as no other big film is hitting the theaters which leaves the audience with limited option.

On the other hand, Salman Khan is leaving no stone unturned to make this film a blockbuster hit. The actor has once again initiated a brilliant move to connect with the audience. Salman has promised on his twitter account that he will personally sign the first 100 tickets of ‘Hero’. The talented superstar has urged the fans to post him the tickets so that he can sign them. Must say the last leg of making ‘Hero’ a successful debut for Sooraj and Athiya is surely a unique one.

Salman tweeted,

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