Irrfan Khan’s Blackmail released with big hopes on yesterday but could not get a strong response at the box office. The opening day always remains crucial for any film. This film received positive reviews from the critics and also created a lot of hype because of its trailer. Blackmail first day collection report is given below.
Comparison With Other Irrfan Khan Films
Irrfan is known for doing content films and has received many accolades for his genuine acting. Here we have enlisted the opening day performance of previous films of the actor.
Qarib Qarib Singlle – Rs. 1.75 crores
Hindi Medium – Rs. 2.87 crores
Madaari – Rs. 1.98 crores
Jazbaa – Rs. 3.94 crores
Talvar – Rs. 2.50 crores
His last film could not open well and failed to cross even Rs. 2 crores mark on its opening day. However, Hindi film opened decently and did an excellent business at the box office. This film turned out to be a sleeper hit and is also performing exceptionally well in China. Except for Jazbaa, all the other movies mentioned above were low or decent in the opening.
First Day Collection
Blackmail opened on a low note and could only get 10-12% occupancy in the morning shows. The film is a dark comedy and hence find it difficult to attract a big number of audience in the evening. It was released on more number of screens than Hichki and hence there was no significant growth in its footfalls with the passage of its first day.
Irrfan Khan’s Blackmail first day collection comes out to be Rs. 2.81 crores. The movie will witness some growth on Saturday and Sunday. But it is the first Monday performance of the film, that would decide its fate in the coming week. It has to hold strong on the coming days to take its collection to a good amount. More Updates about the film would be made available soon.