What relief will advance booking for Drishyam 2 bring to Bollywood?

‘Drishyam 2’ is one of the most anticipated movies of this year. It took seven years for the sequel to the film ‘Drishyam’ released in the year 2015. Now on 18th November this film will be released in theatres. Advance booking for this movie has started. According to the latest report, more than 45 thousand tickets worth 1 crore 13 lakhs have been booked so far for the first weekend. These early booking figures can be described as relatively encouraging. Along with this, it is also a relief news for Bollywood which is facing box office drought. This will be the first movie this year after ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’ and ‘Brahmastra’ which is getting such good advance bookings.

According to the website sacnilk.com, which provides the most accurate report of the Bollywood business, the advance booking for the movie ‘Drishyam 2’ started from November 12. So far, 45,446 tickets have been sold in the National Multiplex cinemas, which are worth 1 crore 13 lakhs. Tickets have been sold at PVR, INOX and Cinépolis. The maximum number of tickets have been sold for the Mumbai circuit theaters, which are worth Rs 37 lakh. 21 lakh in NCR, 12 lakh rupees in Pune, 3 lakh rupees in Bangalore, 4 lakh rupees in Kolkata and Ahmedabad, 2 lakh rupees in Surat, 4 lakh rupees in Jaipur, 1.5 lakh rupees in Chandigarh and Nashik Tickets have been sold.

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Ajay Devgan’s film ‘Drishyam 2’ will be released in theaters on November 18.

If you look at the advance booking of Ajay Devgan’s previous movies, then the first day advance booking of his recently released movie ‘Thank God’ was Rs 1 crore 37 lakhs. 56 thousand tickets of this film were sold. At the same time, the early booking for the first day of the movie ‘Runway 34’ was Rs 2 crore 10 lakh. In this way, the first day advance booking of ‘Drishyam 2’ is currently less than Ajay’s previous two films, but since there are still 3 days left on the release, the booking figure is expected to be Rs 2 crores. . cross. In this way, the film’s opening day take can be 8 to 10 crores. Weekend collection is estimated at 25 to 30 crores.

So far, in the case of early pickup, there is previously a record in the name of the movie ‘Brahmastra’, whose early booking on the first day was Rs 11 crore. This film crossed the figure of Karthik Aryan’s blockbuster ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’. The early booking on the first day of ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’ was Rs 6.55 crore. This film made a business of Rs 270 crores even in the midst of the Bollywood boycott campaign. Apart from these two films, ‘Lal Singh Chadha’ Rs 5.52 crore, ‘Jugjug Jio’ Rs 5.39 crore, ‘Samrat Prithviraj’ Rs 4.65 crore, ‘Shamshera’ Rs 4.57 crore and ‘Raksha Bandhan’ Rs 4.09 crore. Advance reservation was made. Despite early booking, these films flopped at the box office.

In these, ‘Lal Singh Chadha’ earned Rs 131 crores (Rs 180 crores budget), ‘Jugjug Jio’ earned Rs 84 crores (Rs 100 crores), ‘Samrat Prithviraj’ earned Rs 85 crores (Rs 250 crores). of rupees), ‘Shamshera’ earned Rs 60 Crores (Rs 60 Crores) Crore Rupees (Rs 150 Crore) and ‘Raksha Bandhan’ has collected Rs 65 Crore (Rs 80 Crore) at the box office. At the same time, ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’ earned Rs 270 crore. If we look at the grand early booking record, then the Rocking Star Yash movie ‘KGF 2’ first day early booking was Rs 81 crore. It did a deal of ₹116 crore on the opening day and ₹524 crore on the opening weekend. The total collection was Rs 1207 crore. The first day advance booking for SS Rajamouli’s film ‘RRR’ was Rs 59 crore. It did a deal of Rs 133 crore on the opening day and Rs 478 crore on the weekend. The total gross of the film is Rs 1111 crore.

Let’s say that ‘Drishyam’ is basically a Malayalam film. Southern cinema superstar Mohanlal has played the lead role in the Malayalam version of her. In Hindi, her character is played by actor Ajay Devgan. Along with him, actors like Tabu, Shreya Sharan, Ishita Dutta are in major roles. ‘Drishyam 2’ is a sequel. By the way, making a sequel to a hit movie is not easy, it is considered to be a very difficult and challenging task. When you have to run a successful brand, you know the audience is familiar with the characters from the first movie. He comes to watch the sequel with something special in mind. The biggest problem is that during the sequel, the characters have to stay within a limited range. I can’t get away from the character that was in the first movie. Keeping this scope, it is very difficult to write something new. This is the reason why many new things have been tried in the Hindi version.

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