First Day Box-office: ‘Rocky Handsome’ earns Rs 1.84 crore


John Abraham starrer ‘Rocky Handsome’ which opened with mixed review on Friday earned Rs 1.84 crore in the opening day. ‘Rocky Handsome’ is an action film starring John Abraham and Shruti Hassan in the pivotal role. Rocky Handsome collected Rs 1.84 crores with paid previews held on Thursday.

‘Rocky Handsome’ also faced competition with Hollywood film Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice with earned Rs 3.75 crores.

‘Rocky Handsome’ opened to 25-30% occupancy while Batman Vs Superman opened to 50% occupancy.

‘Rocky Handsome’ mostly dominated single screen theaters while ‘Batman Vs Superman’ occupied multiplexes.

Good word of mouth dragged audience to the theares in the evening and night shows.  

The nail-biting India-Bangladesh match T20 World Cup also played a spoilsport as audience got divided. The film is expected to grow over the weekend.

Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh shared the preview’s figures on Twitter. He tweeted #RockyHandsome Thu previews ? 1.84 cr. India biz. VERY GOOD!

Directed by Nishikant Kamat, 'Rocky Handsome' is the story of a man who is trying to rescue an eight-year-old girl. Since he shares a special bond with the little girl, he sets out to tackle the drug mafia alone.

Produced by John Abraham' and Sunir Kheterpal and directed by Nishikant Kamat, the action drama stars John Abraham, Shruti Haasan, child actress Diya Chalwad, Nishikant Kamat and Sharad Kelkar in the lead roles.