Starring Ranbir Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt shamshera got off to a slow start at the box office. According to initial estimates, the film has accumulated in the range of Rs. 9.50 to 11 crores on Day 1. The report under the mark has cast doubt on the future of the film as there is a good chance it will end up under YRF’s final film. Samrat Prithviraj with Akshay Kumar, which was a colossal disappointment.

It’s had a slow start throughout, even though the creators opted for a low ticket price, meaning audiences were never interested in seeing the film. The momentum was not with shamshera and the not-so-good chatter coupled with negative reviews has further hurt the outlook. The film was expected to benefit from passing audiences, but even that didn’t come. The best stretch was Mumbai followed by some pockets in Gujarat and Rajasthan but that’s not saying much as the overall performance is even below the conservative predictions of Rs. 12 to 13 million.

shamsheraThe opening of shocked the Hindi film industry as a film of this star cast on this scale would have guaranteed a much better start. shamshera is a front-loaded film, and with a bad start, it’s difficult to sustain in the coming days. With reports not so encouraging, we’re not even ruling out the possibility of a Sunday drop. shamshera will be heading for an opening weekend of Rs. 30 to 35 crores, which is under the mark.

The film was to surpass Kartik Aaryan’s Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 on opening day, but the horror comedy continued to be the year’s biggest opener, and it remains to be seen which of the upcoming releases can surpass it to become 2022’s biggest Hindi opener.

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