Last week released romantic drama October has completed the second weekend on an average note after a decent opening week. Shoojit Sircar’s directorial this unusual love story got positive reviews from critics as well as audience and emerged as one of the few Hindi movies in this year which received completed acceptance.
Despite positive response, Varun Dhawan and Banita Sandhu starrer October remained under the expectations at box office so far. Unfortunately it’s business graph is not following the way that the movie should with such favorable reactions.
October started it’s journey on an average note but due to positive word of mouth, it picked up impressively well over the opening weekend and did the business of total 30.24 crores in the first week, that included 20.25 crores of weekend and 9.99 crores of weekdays from 1683 screens across the country.
Now Varun-Banita starrer is running in the second week and cashed the second weekend on an average note. On 2nd Friday, October dropped abruptly by 16% and minted the amount of 1.89 crore. Then on 2nd Saturday, it raked the business of 3.42 crores with good growth.
On the next day i.e. 2nd Sunday, the movie witnessed more growth and garnered the business of 3.78 crores. With this, the total 10 days collection of October has become 39.33 crores at domestic box office. Produced by Ronnie Lahiri and Sheel Kumar. A Rising Sun Films Production, directed by Shoojit Sircar, experience the film at a theatre near you.
Shoojit Sircar and his team is known for doing experimental cinema with working on films like Vicky Donor, Madras Café, etc. With October too, the makers are happy that this was an experiment which has paid off well. They are happy that a film without any commercial attractions such as promotional songs, action sequences or dance has been appreciation, which is better for the future of Indian entertainment
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