After the wait of 1 and a half years, superstar Shah Rukh Khan brings Zero in which he plays a vertically challenged fellow. Moreover, he got the man like Aanand L Rai to helm such a challenging project and all this add to the expectations that were rising every passing day. The day 21 December 2018 came and Zero hit the theaters having the reputations of the makers on its shoulders. Were its shoulders strong enough to bear that load and what were Zero box office collection day 1, let’s find out.
Zero opened slightly on a lower side on Friday and bagged only ₹ 20.14 cr. Why we are tagging
Ice on the cake was Aanand L Rai who has directed films like Tanu Weds Manu 1 and 2, Raanjhanaa, Happy Bhag Jayegi, etc. Therefore, trade analysts expected it to open with at least a decent sum of ₹ 25-30 cr. But Zero could not ignite that magic and ended up collecting mere ₹ 20.14 cr.
Now, the industry is expecting it to do well on its second day, which is Saturday and generally films’ collections rise on Saturday. As far as the public reports are concerned, Zero is getting mixed reviews from all across. Some are liking it while many are giving blah reviews of the films. Now, it will be interesting to know how this film sail through in the coming days after getting such assorted word of mouth. Zero will be considered a hit if it collects more than ₹ 200 cr nett box office collections in India. Its satellite and digital rights’ amount will also depend on the box office collections of India.