Shanghai starring serial kisser turned actor Emraan Hashmi and it seems to be the right time for him to emerge as an actor to do some serious and crisp roles, according to the latest buzz ‘Shanghai’ declared a hit! but bit struggles at box office as the collection report as the expectation from the film were very high.
Dibakar Banerjee new movie Shanghai has opened to critical acclaim and mixed response at the box office. Made on a budget of Rs.19 crore and broke even before its release through the sale of its satellite and music rights.
The director claimed that he had to fetch only Rs.4.75 crore from theatrical release to be profitable, but with Rs.16 crore earnings, it is already a best deal. Distributed by PVR Pictures, the film has been released with 1,200 prints and kicked off to a slow start on the first day, it accelerated on the weekend.
It has collected a total of Rs 12.10 crores nett from its theatrical release in the first three days. ‘Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted’ bags the top spot on the US box office charts after earning $60.4 million over the weekend and beats ‘Prometheus’, which earned $50 million.