Varun Dhawan and Banita Sandhu's October has not only won hearts, but also raked in the moolah at the ticket window. The movie set the cash registers ringing over the opening weekend and even though it saw a drastic dip on the first Monday, October has had a decent run over the first week at the domestic box office. On day 6, the movie remained steady and collected another Rs 2.43 crore at the ticket window. With that, October now has Rs 27.99 crore in its kitty. Talking about the detailed breakdown of collections, trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#October Fri Rs 5.04 crore, Sat Rs 7.47 crore, Sun Rs 7.74 crore, Mon Rs 2.70 crore, Tue Rs 2.61 crore, Wed Rs 2.43 crore. Total: Rs 27.99 crore. India biz."
October has a niche subject and with the film being released in a limited screen space, we always knew that the film would have a slow start at the box office. But with a heartwarming story about unconditional love, some terrific performances and execution, people started raving about the movie. This positive word of mouth publicity spread, compelling people to go and watch it. With the footfalls on the rise, the collections also grew and enabled October to rake in such a decent amount at the box office. (ALSO READ - Varun Dhawan thanks fans for loving October, promises to work harder - watch video)
Looking at the current trends, October should earn Rs 35 - 40 crore in its lifetime run. And considering that the film was made on a tight budget and smartly promoted, the film is already in profits courtesy the box office collections and the decent pre release marketing deals. Anyway, what did you guys have to say about the movie? Share with us your thoughts and reviews in the comments section below! Also stay tuned to BollywoodLife as we get you all the dope and updates about October right here.
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