Pan India film Banaras find no takers at the ticket windows, the flick has almost pulled from the theatres. It was out in cinemas on Nov 4 in Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, and Telugu.
It stars the debutante Zaid Khan in the main lead role and also has Sonal Monteiro, Sujay Shastry, Devaraj, Achyuth Kumar, Barath Ali and Sapna Raj in key roles. It is directed and written by Jayatheertha and produced by Tilakraj Ballal and Muzammil Ahmed Khan under NK Productions.
Banaras Box Office 1st week
It had taken a poor start at the box office. The film opened with 20 L** followed by a 25L** on day 2 and witnessed a below 1 crore weekend. The poor performance of the film is said to be because of the film’s clash with Kantara and Gandhada Gudi.
The latter two movies have acquired most of the screens in Karnataka, the home market. And doing reasonably well at the box office even in their end runs. The performance of the Zaid Khan starrer on the weekdays is negligible. The film hasn’t touched the 2 crore mark yet.
Box Office Collection Day 7
As per the trends, Zaid Khan’s film is a few days affair, now. The collections of the film have gone below the 10 Lakh mark. It is estimated to have collected 15-18L** on Mon, 13L** on Tue, and 10-11L** on Wed.
As per the trade estimations, it accumulated in the range of 8-9L on Thu (Day 7) taking the total collections of the movie in the vicinity of 1.2 crores, nett. It seems the flick will end its run below the 5 crore mark at the box office.
It is a mystery romantic film. And has a runtime of 2hr 30mins or 150mins. It was censored with a UA certificate. KVN Production distributed the film in Karnataka while the TN theatrical rights were bought by Sakthi Film Factory and for North India, the film’s distributors are Panorama Studios.
**: Early estimates, final figures are awaited.