Box-office: Ranveer, Vaani’s ‘Befikre’ off to a good start


Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor’s latest flick, ‘Befikre’ showed a good response on the opening day. The film fared well on day one. YRF’s ‘Befikre’ registered an opening day occupancy of 45%. The film is mostly doing well at multiplexes compared to single screens. According to Yash Raj Films, the film witnessed 35% advance booking in single theatres. ‘Befikre’ is expected to earn 10-12 crore on the opening day. The film is also being liked by the overseas audience.

Trade analyst Taran Adrash figured how much has been spent in the making of ‘Befikre’.

# 35% of cinemas booked for #Befikre are single screens: Yash Raj
# #Befikre economics...
Cost: ? 55 cr
P&A: ? 15 cr
Total: ? 70 cr

Screen count...
India: 2100
Overseas: 800
Total: 2900 screens

For the first time‘Befikre’ brings Vaani Kapoor and Ranveer Singh together. It was Vaani’s second film after she debuted in YRF’s ‘Shudh Desi Romance’ three years back. Looking at the long wait, it is concluded that the film is very important for Vaani. Extensively shot in Paris, ‘Befikre’ marks the return of Aditya Chopra after seven long years. He last directed ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’ starring Shahrukh Khan and Anushka Sharma.

The film is well promoted by the leading shows in various telly shows.

‘Bfikre’ is a story that celebrates being carefree in love. A quintessential Delhi boy Dharam (Ranveer Singh) comes to Paris for work in search of an adventure. Just when he was about to embark on this journey of his life he bumps into a wild, free spirited, French born Indian girl Shyra (Vaani Kapoor). A feisty romance ensues between the two in which both of their personalities- one being an equal match for the other are tested to the limit. Battling their ups and downs, both realize that love is a leap of faith that can only be taken by those who dare to love.