‘Jai Ho’ 3rd day box-office collections: Salman Khan to take blame for the failure

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(added 27 Jan 2014)
Bollywood actor Salman Khan is said to be in a state of shock after his much awaited movie “Jai Ho” failed to keep up its expectations at the box-office. The movie which had huge expectations of collections on day 1, 2 and 3, collected just Rs 17.55 crores on its 1st day. The 2nd and 3rd day collections was Rs 16.25 crores and Rs 21.45 crores respectively. The box-office collections of the movie even failed to match Salman Khan’s previous records. The overseas data and collections stats are yet to be revealed, but going by the trend, records have not be broken there either.
 
‘Jai Ho’ 3rd day box-office collections: Salman Khan to take blame for the failure
 
'Jai Ho' day-wise box-office collections
1st Day - Friday Rs 17.55 crores
2nd Day - Saturday Rs 16.25 crores
3rd Day - Sunday Rs 21.45 crores
Total Domestic Rs 55.25 crores
 
Salman Khan admitted that “Jai Ho” failed to do well in its first weekend as compared to his earlier movies, He said “Meri picchle filmo ke hisab se collection thoda kam hai”. And more importantly he was willing to take the blame, “If, god forbid, the film doesn’t pick up from Monday, I’ll take the blame on me,” Salman said. “If the collections are not good, it’s my fault that I failed to bring my fans inside theatres. While the “mouth publicity is good and response is phenomenal”, The actor was reportedly bewildered as to why his movie did not strike a chord with his fans. “Maybe because of the festive week or my fans don’t have the money to go to the theater,” he said.
 
Salman Khan even conceded that the music of the movie also failed to generate any interest. “We thought music will pick up, but only two songs did good,” According to a trade analyst, “On Friday, the occupancy was just 40 per cent and Saturday was 50 per cent. Sunday’s morning shows were around 80 per cent.” Directed by his younger brother Sohail Khan, “Jai Ho” also stars debutant Daisy Shah, Tabu and Danny Denzongpa. The movie which has heavy dose of action sequences and political drama is said to be quite similar to his previous movies “Dabangg”, “Wanted” and others. There are also reports that a certain section of a community in the country boycotted the movie after salman Khan met Narendra modi in Gujarat and praised his work.
(added 27 Jan 2014) / 2205 views

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