The 15 August releases, Gold and Satyamev Jayate, both had an exceptional weekend and set a new benchmark for two releases ever on the same day. Despite observing a considerable dip on Day 2, both have managed to do well in the next three days they had, especially the weekend was exceptional for Akshay and John both.
Gold had an EXCELLENT *extended* opening weekend… Took a dip on Day 2, but gradually picked up from Day 3 to Day 5… All eyes on Mon-Thu biz… Wed 25.25 cr, Thu 8.10 cr, Fri 10.10 cr, Sat 12.30 cr, Sun 15.55 cr. Total: ₹ 71.30 cr. India biz.
The John Abraham starer Satyamev Jayate packs a STRONG *extended* opening weekend total… Went downhill on Day 2, but remained consistent from Day 3 to Day 5… Weekdays biz is crucial… Wed 20.52 cr, Thu 7.92 cr, Fri 9.18 cr, Sat 9.03 cr, Sun 10.26 cr. Total: ₹ 56.91 cr. India biz.