Phantom (Hindi) First Day Box Office Performance
In a year where concept based films with controlled budget have done well so far, there are good expectations from Phantom as well to leave a mark. If this year, Drishyam and Badlapur have found a place in audience’s heart solely from content perspective, last year it was Haider which went on to find decent collections coming its way on the basis of word of mouth. None of the three films was an escapist fare. In fact each one of them dealt with a serious issue and had a director of repute putting it all together, while being bankrolled by producers (Viacom, Eros, UTV) who are known for their commercial flicks. Now that Kabir Khan, Sajid Nadiadwala and UTV – three of the most notable names in the industry today – are coming together for Phantom, a film based on topical issue of terrorism, one looks forward to a quality film in the offering. Of course the presence of Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif give the film a commercial edge. However, there are certain films which aren’t made for a 100 crore market but instead put together to tell a tale which is engaging enough for a segment of discerning audience who want their films to be slightly different (when compared to a regular Friday release) and yet entertain.
Phantom 2015 Movie Occupancy Report
The film, which was released in limited screens compared to other biggies, has minted Rs 8.46 crore on opening day. The film opened with average occupancy, but with strong word of mouth the occupancy increased from the afternoon shows onwards. The reviews and word of mouth are very strong, which will be reflected in the box office collection over the weekend. As per critics, Phantom is integrated with many thrilling sequences and a good music which holds audience till the end. Katrina and Saif have performed very well in their characters of secret agents. Morever, this Indian action-thriller film directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and Siddharth Roy Kapur starring Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif in leading roles. The screenplay of the film has been written in coordination with author Hussain Zaidi’s book Mumbai Avengers on the aftermath of 26/11 Mumbai attacks.
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