Both Simran and Lucknow Central released last week and started their journey on a low note. The films do face competition from other holdovers films but managed to take a jump in their weekend collection. Although they showed some good collection on the weekend, it was not sufficient to take its collection to a decent total. On weekdays the films were expected to show some kind of magic but it was not the case. Both the films are not performing well and are likely to fall on the list of flops.


Kangana Ranaut starrer Simran was expected to perform exceptionally well right from its beginning but it failed to get a good start which completely changes the entire equation. The film does recover by taking a jump in its weekend performance but on weekdays it failed to get the kind of start it needed to make it to the list of hit films.

Movie Daywise Box Office Collection

  • Friday – Rs. 2.77 crores
  • Saturday – Rs. 3.76 crores
  • Sunday – Rs. 4.12 crores
  • Monday – Rs. 1.41 crores
  • Tuesday – Rs. 1.25 crores
  • Wednesday – Rs. 1.16 crores
  • Thursday – Rs. 1.15 – 1.20 crores(Expected)

Total – Rs. 15.40 – 16.10 crores (Expected)

Update: The movie collected Rs. 1.01 crores on Thursday and its total first-week collection now stand at Rs. 15.48 crores.

Lucknow Central

Farhan Akhtar starrer Lucknow Central also started its box office journey last week. The film failed to get a good opening but tried to recover on the weekend. On the weekdays the film disappointed the audience and is going to fall in the list of flop films of this year.

Movie Daywise Box Office Collection

  • Friday – Rs. 2.04 crores
  • Saturday – Rs. 2.82 crores
  • Sunday – Rs. 3.56 crores
  • Monday – Rs. 1.15 crores
  • Tuesday – Rs. 1 crores
  • Wednesday – Rs. 0.85 crores
  • Thursday – Rs. 0.75 – 0.85 crores (Expected)

Total – Rs. 12.20 crores (Expected)

Update: The movie collected Rs. 0.58 crores on Thursday and its first-week collection stand at Rs. 12 crores.

Both the films performed poorly in their first week and they are likely to fall in the list of flop films. Bollywood needs good films to win the trust of the audience and to regain its prominence. For more updates about Simran and Lucknow Central, keep reading BOTY.

First Published on: 12:08 pm - 21, Sep 2017
Author: author image Piyush Chugh
Piyush Chugh is an established film critic, and Bollywood Trade analyst. He brings to you the latest box office news and collection updates.
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