Baadshaho box office collection prediction day 1: The content of the film has nothing to do with politics, but it deals with a sensitive period. It tells the story of a group of thugs trying to loot a truck full of treasure in the year 1975. Yes, it was the time when Emergency had been declared. The film that features Ajay Devgn in a prime role along with Emraan Hashmi, Esha Gupta, Ileana D’Cruz and Vidyut Jammwal hit theatres today and logged an occupancy rate of of 35 pct. The film is expected to earn Rs 10-12 crore. The last time Ajay Devgn and Emraan Hashmi had come together on the big screen was with director Milan Luthria for Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai in 2010.
Though the film is set on the backdrop of the Emergency, its elements have just been used as window dressing and the film is actually a cops-and-robbers tale. The trailer of the film gave a clear sense of a ‘desi masala’ entertainer. The movie is a mixture of the contemporary style which is set in the emergency era of the 1970s and hence falls under the genre of retro-flick. Movie critic and business analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share some information related to the film. He said, “#Baadshaho screen count… India: 2800, Overseas: 442, Worldwide total: 3242 screens.”
In another post that he shared today, Adarsh wrote, “#Baadshaho takes a FLYING START in UAE-GCC… Thu [approx] $ 600,000 [₹ 3.84 cr] on 75 screens… Biz expected to multiply on Fri and Sat.”
The movie features a Sanjay Gandhi lookalike called Sanjeev, a beautiful Rani named Geetanjali (portrayed by Ileana D’Cruz), a crafty bunch named Bhawani, Dalia, Tikla (Ajay Devgan, Emraan Hashmi and Mishra, respectively) and sundry policemen. The movie is expected to do better in the days to come.