If Shehzada fails to pick up the momentum in the coming weeks, and weekends, then it could end up as a disaster.
Helmed by Rohit Dhawan, 'Shehzada is an official Hindi remake of the Telugu film 'Ala Vaikunthapurramloo' which starred actor Allu Arjun in the lead role.
With the release of the movie SRK not only reclaimed the throne of the most popular star but also breathed life into the Hindi film industry.
The much-hyped 'Liger, which was released in theatres on Thursday, seems to be incapable of drawing audiences. The first-day occupancy of the shows has been low, which may show up in a worrisome opening.
'The Kashmir Files', 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2' and 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' are the only Hindi films in the IMDb Top 10.
Along international showings, where “Minions: The Rise of Gru” is playing in 61 markets, its worldwide gross is sitting at $202.2 million through Sunday.
Samrat Prithviraj' is the second commercial dud in line both for Akshay Kumar (after 'Bachchhan Paandey') and Yash Raj Films ('Jayeshbhai Jordaar').
According to the trade website koimoi, Thappad collected Rs 22.79 crore in its first week, and a web portal reported the film's box office show saying 'Audience gives TIGHT SLAP To #Thappad'.
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior crossed the lifetime business of Chennai Express and collected Rs 228.96 crores in total.