Salman Khan’s production venture ‘Hero’ starring newbies Athiya Shetty and Sooraj Pancholi has shown a steady growth as it has amassed Rs 13.47 cr in two days. The movie did a good business on the first day of its release too by managing to collect a decent amount of Rs. 6.85 cr. (Hero review: Sooraj Pancholi, Athiya Shetty starrer is a zero)
Salman Khan tried to give the best launch pad to the two star kids. “The biggest challenge for me in this movie was not to care about the budget. Caring about the budget even a bit, could make this film into a disastrous film. So the kind of budgets that I work on, we’ve done the same budget for Athiya and Sooraj because their journey starts from this film onwards, so we didn’t want to leave any stone unturned,” Salman had said.
Trade analyst shared the box office collections of ‘Hero’ on Twitter.
#Hero biz doesn’t witness growth on Sat. However, Sun should witness an escalation in biz. Fri 6.85 cr, Sat 6.62 cr. Total: ₹ 13.47 cr.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) September 13, 2015
‘Hero’ is the official remake of the 1983 movie of the same name, which marked the debut of Jackie Shroff . The movie was directed by Subhash Ghai, who has now co-produced the remake with Salman.
Salman Khan is using all possible techniques to promote the film. On Friday (September 11), the actor had tweeted that he would sign 100 tickets of ‘Hero’ sent to him by his fans.
Directed by Nikhil Advani, ‘Hero’ released on September 11.