Salman Khan always has something up his sleeve for Eid as his gift to his fans, this time the gift came in the form of Tubelight. Having received mixed reviews, the movie collected INR 20.50-21 crore nett on its opening day, according to a leading trade site. The movie is not a typical Salman Khan movie but based on high quotient emotions.
Although the numbers are high if compared to any other Bollywood movie, considering it a Salman Khan release and Eid holidays, the collections are called to be low in terms.
When compared with other Salman Khan Eid releases, the opening collection are low by 5-6 Crores. Kick had collected 24.97 crore nett and Bajrangi Bhaijaan 26.67 crore nett and both these films were also pre Eid releases.
Over the weekend and Eid holiday, the numbers rea expected to increase. A word of mouth may help in increasing the numbers too.
Helmed by Kabir Khan, this is his third movie with Salman, previous two being Ek Tha Tiger and Bajrangi Bhaijaan.