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Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani Box Office: Slow Start with Rs 12-14 Crores on Day 1

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After the much-awaited release of ‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’, audiences and critics have been buzzing with their reactions. The movie might bring in a staggering Rs 18 to 20 crores within its debut weekend. Let’s examine the collection it gathered on its first day in more detail.


  • ‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’ may earn Rs 12-14 crores on Day 1.
  • Audience occupancy during morning and afternoon shows ranged from 12% to 13%.
  • The film has the potential to earn up to 20 crores during the first weekend.

Karan Johar’s latest cinematic offering, ‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’, hit the theaters on July 28 with much fanfare. Starring powerhouses like Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan, and Shabana Azmi, the film was given a grand treatment, much like Karan Johar’s other projects. The trailer and songs of the film created a massive buzz, leaving everyone curious about its box office fate. The film’s advance bookings opened on July 25, and by July 27, it had already sold an impressive one lakh tickets. Let’s delve into the box office collection of RARKPK on its first day, July 28.

In recent months, only two Hindi films, ‘The Kerala Story’ and ‘Zara Hatke Zara Bachke’, managed to perform well at the box office. While Hollywood films like ‘Oppenheimer’, ‘Barbie’, and ‘Mission Impossible 7’ are currently doing wonders, the audience has been eagerly waiting for a promising Hindi film, and ‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’ seems to be that much-awaited gem. Despite not receiving significant footfall during the morning and afternoon shows on the opening day, there’s still hope that the evening shows might witness an increase in audience turnout, potentially leading to higher earnings for the film.

Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani Day 1 Collection

As per the report, ‘Rocky and Rani Ki Prem Kahani’ managed to earn around Rs 12 crores on its opening day. The film’s advance bookings had already sold approximately one lakh tickets by Thursday night, contributing to an initial earning of Rs 3-5 crores. The audience occupancy for the morning and afternoon shows on Friday, July 28, hovered around 12% to 13%. While the early shows didn’t attract a massive crowd, there is still a possibility of the film earning up to Rs 14 crores if the audience shows up in larger numbers for the evening shows. Overall, ‘Rocky and Rani Ki Prem Kahani’ is estimated to have a first-day collection of 12-14 crores.

14 Days to Make a Mark

‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’ now has a tremendous opportunity to thrive at the box office and rake in substantial revenue. One significant advantage for the film is that there are no major movie releases alongside it. The next big release, Sunny Deol’s ‘Gadar 2’, is scheduled for August 11, providing ‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’ with a full 14 days to make its mark. The film is currently showing on over 3200 screens across the country, further enhancing its chances of earning big.

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Potential Earnings for the First Weekend

While the film’s first-day earnings are expected to be in the range of Rs 12-14 crores, ‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’ may witness an increase in revenue over the weekend. There are two primary factors that could contribute to this growth. Firstly, word of mouth plays a significant role in attracting more audiences to the theaters. The positive feedback from both the viewers and critics could drive more people to watch the film.

Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani Official Trailer

Considering the initial reactions, it is highly possible for the film to earn 18-20 crores during its first weekend. Secondly, the chemistry between Ranveer and Alia, which had already won hearts in ‘Gully Boy’, continues to charm audiences in ‘Rocky and Rani Ki Prem Kahani’. This factor can play a crucial role in boosting the film’s earnings during the initial weekend.

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