The film has done good business on Day 1
After a lot of anticipation, Salman Khan's Hero that introduced Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty in Bollywood hit screens yesterday. Though the film has received a mixed response from critics, Salman is quite ecstatic about the box office numbers of Hero. The film has raked in Rs 6.85 crore on Day 1 which is reportedly the second highest opening for a newcomers' film.
After such a great response, Sooraj and Athiya's mentor could not contain his excitement and took to Twitter to thank his fans for watching the film as well as accepting the two young actors in Bollywood. Salman wrote, "Thanks to the people who hv gone to see Hero n welcomed suraj n athiya in the film world n all those who r going to see it . Lots of respect." The actor further added, "Collections superb , whole team of hero super happy vit em. Wld not have been possible vit out u going to see it. Thank u." "Thank u for all the compliments on suraj baba and athiya for songs, dances n action of hero. Appreciate it."
Apart from Salman, Ms Shetty and Sooraj also thanked fans on the microblogging site for the love from the audience.
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