Tubelight First Weekend Collection: Second Highest Of 2017

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Tubelight First Weekend Collection: Salman Khan’s Tubelight recorded the second highest opening weekend collection of 2017 after Bahubali 2.

Salman Khan’s Tubelight was one of the most awaited movies of 2017. Moviegoers were eagerly waiting for it as Salman Khan’s film on Eid has become a habit for them. Considering Salman Khan’s star power and recent box office record, the expectations were huge from the movie. However, the movie has failed to live up to expectations. It falls short of expectations both on ticket and content window. It has been written down by critics. The first weekend collection of the movie is not up to the mark.

Tubelight first weekend box office collection: day-wise report
With the collection of 21.15 crores, Tubelight recorded the highest opening of 2017 by a Bollywood film. The opening day collection was marginally higher than Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees which earned 20.42 crores.

On Saturday, the movie remained flat and managed to earn only  21.17 crores. On the last day of the first weekend, Tubelight witnessed decent growth due to holiday. As per official numbers shared by Taran Adarsh, Tubelight earned 22.45 crores on its third day. Have a look at the first weekend box office report of Tubelight:

First Day: 21.15 crores (Second highest opening day of 2017)
Second Day: 21.17 crores
Third Day: 22.45 crores 
First weekend: 64.77 crores 

Tubelight first weekend collection: 2nd highest of 2017
Despite poor reviews and bashing by media, Tubelight has recorded the second highest opening weekend of 2017 after Bahubali 2. The movie is running on Salman Khan’s star power and loyal fan following which he has gained in last 10 years.

The story of Tubelight is similar to Shah Rukh Khan’s FAN. FAN was also released with huge buzz but failed terribly at box office. It received poor reviews and managed to earn just 85 crores in its lifetime. However, Tubelight has somehow managed to hold despite negative reviews and publicity.

Talking about Tubelight, the first weekend collection of the movie stands at respectable 64.77 crores. It has beaten the first weekend numbers of biggies like Raees, Kaabil, Jolly LLB 2 and Badrinath Ki Dulhania. Have a look at highest opening weekend grosser of 2017:

Movie Name Release Date Star Cast Opening Weekend Collection (In Crores)
Bahubali 2 28 Apr 2017 Prabhas, Rana, Anushka Shetty 128
Tubelight 23 June 2017 Salman, Sohail 64.77
Raees 25 Jan 2017 SRK, Mahira and Nawaz 59.83
Jolly LLB 2 10 Feb 2017 Akshay and Huma 50.46
Badrinath Ki Dulhania 10 Mar 2017 Varun and Alia 43.05
Kaabil 25 Jan 2017 Hrithik and Yami 38.87
Half Girlfriend 19 May 2017 Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor 32.04

Tubelight first weekend box office collection

Tubelight box office collection: way ahead
Though the movie has underperformed till now, it still has a chance to post a respectable lifetime total. The box office fate of Tubelight depends on how it performs on Monday and Tuesday. The movie should earn around crores on Monday and Tuesday to post a decent lifetime total. Let’s hope for the best.

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