Milap Zaveri’s adult-comedy ‘Mastizaade’ has seen an average show on day one at the domestic box office. This Sunny Leone starrer film has collected around Rs 5.59 crore, which is a moderate start whereas the other release of the week ‘Saala Khadoos’ is on the lower side and collected only Rs 1.28 crore that is surely not expected from the makers.
Despite from poor reviews by the critics, ‘Mastizaade’ has still managed to do well. The reason for this average show at the box office is only hot and sizzling Sunny Leone who is in dual characters and the fans of Sunny are coming in good numbers to watch this controversial film. The occupancies throughout the day were hanged in between 40-45% and people still prefer ‘Airlift’ which is steady on its second week. Although ‘Mastizaade’ has full week to get on but Saturday and Sunday is very crucial for the film and might be the decider for the fate of the film.
On other side, Sports-drama ‘Saala Khadoos’ has failed to perform even better and the first day collections of the film is just only 1.28 crore which is certainly not expected from this Raju Hirani’s productions. R. Madhavan is playing the role of a boxing coach and his good performance hasn’t enough to get in more people. Lesser numbers of screens (575 in India for the Hindi version) is also a very big factor for this below par figures. Now, all depends on word of mouth.