Rock On 2 box office collection day 3: How demonetisation destroyed Farhan Akhtar, Shraddha Kapoor film

Rock On 2 day 3 box office collection: With a measely Rs 4.5 crore in box office collection till Saturday, the Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal and Shraddha Kapoor film appears to have fallen victim to demonetisation.

Written by Samarpita Das | New Delhi | Updated: November 14, 2016 11:49 am
Rock on 2 movie review, Rock on 2 review, Rock on 2, Farhan Akhtar, Shraddha Kapoor, Farhan Shraddha rock on 2 Rock On 2 which is a sequel to 2008 film Rock On has managed to garner a dismal profit on its second day.

Blame it on demonetisation or the film itself, Shujaat Saudagar’s film Rock On 2 has failed to draw enough audience to the theatres. Rock On 2, which is a sequel to 2008 film Rock On, has stayed dismal in terms of box office collections.

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It’s not like the film does not have its own set of stars (literally speaking). Well, big Bollywood names like actors Farhan Akhtar, Shraddha Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Purab Kohli, Prachi Desai and Shashank Arora are all involved in this project. But the sequel has still failed to match steps with the success rate of the first part. Rock On 2 still has a long way to go, even if it has to come any close to its prequel.

Rock On 2 released on Friday, and collected only Rs 2.02 crores on the first day and followed it up with Rs 2.5 crore on Saturday. Its second day collections were also quite low. Government’s decision to demonetise Rs. 500 and Rs 1000 notes has had an adverse effect on the box office collections of Rock On 2, confirms says producer Ritesh Sidhwani. If Excel Entertainment had prior intimation about the decision it would have pushed the release date of the movie, he says.

“People are busy queueing up outside the banks and even if they are able to get the new Rs. 2000 note they are not able to get the change for it which is affecting the overall collection of the film. If we had any clue about the decision we would have definitely pushed the release date,” Ritesh told PTI.

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Picturesque Meghalaya has been captured in the film. However, due to the film’s music failing to capture the imagination, there wasn’t much pre-release buzz for the film. It seems demonetisation hacked away at whatever chances the film had.

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    Anu mazumdar
    Nov 14, 2016 at 12:44 am
    Please stop blaming the movie. Yes it is because of the change made by our pm. See people think only about thier profit, so obiously they will run to bank instead of theater
    1. S
      Nov 14, 2016 at 2:02 pm
      survival comes first before entertainment.when people are busy in exchanging the notes for their prime needs ,how can they go to the movie.there is no doubt that demonetisation has adversly affected the movie.besides that ,movie was also not that good ,that true bt the greatest strike on collections is due to this note ban...
      1. T
        Nov 13, 2016 at 9:04 pm
        Blame the movie not demonetisation
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          km saini
          Nov 24, 2016 at 5:20 pm
          Demonetization Couse
          1. K
            Nov 16, 2016 at 2:54 pm
            No ..the film only effect by money banned .because .there is people busy for changing money .its 100% the reason
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