Fan box office collections saw a decline in the second week. Shah Rukh Khan’s film, which opened to good reviews from critics and also saw a great opening on April 15, has been witnessing a fall in its day wise collections.
But the second weekend collections saw a further dip and the movie managed to collect a mere Rs 7.75 crore by the end of this week.
Taran Adarsh shared the latest figures and said that there was a fall of almost 85 per cent in the business. “#Fan decline in biz… Weekend 1: ₹ 52.35 cr Weekend 2: ₹ 7.75 cr Decline in biz: 85.20% India biz,”he wrote.
#Fan decline in biz…
Weekend 1: ₹ 52.35 cr
Weekend 2: ₹ 7.75 cr
Decline in biz: 85.20%
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 25, 2016
Taran shared the latest collections:
#Fan [Week 2] Fri 1.70 cr, Sat 2.65 cr, Sun 3.40 cr, Mon 1.10 cr, Tue 1 cr, Wed 85 lacs, Thu 75 lacs. Total: ₹ 82.95 cr. India biz.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 29, 2016
Shah Rukh Khan starrer Fan had earned Rs. 71.50 cr in seven days. The film which earned good money over the weekend witnessed a decline in collections on Monday (April 18), Tuesday (April 19), Wednesday (April 20) and Thursday (April 21).
The film, which has got a thumbs up from critics, has been getting mixed response from the viewers.
Shah Rukh Khan, who came back with a negative role after a long time, was also praised by the critics and film fraternity for his performance as fan Gaurav and superstar Aryan Khanna in the film directed by Maneesh Sharma. (Read the review of Fan: SRK is flawless in this Maneesha Sharma film)
Fan has been released in a total of 4600+ screens worldwide spanning 3500+ screen counts in India and 1100+ international screens.
Indian Express critic Shubhra Gupta also gave Fan three and half stars and has praised SRK for his performance. (Fan: Audience reaction to Shah Rukh Khan’s film, watch their reviews)
She writes: “I am happy to report that ‘Fan’ is a triumph. Shah Rukh Khan is played to all his strengths, and he plays it just right, gliding in and out of the star and the fan, creating distinct identities and outlines in one scene, and blurring the lines just so in the next. It is a wonderful, grasping, knowing performance, the actor and the star all rolled in one, all at our service, even as they service Shah Rukh Khan’s stratospheric stardom. But, and this is the thing, the film does not simper or slobber. It is not in thrall to its star, even when it recognizes his stardom. It goes at itself with with a raised devil’s eyebrow ( just like SRK’s) and a nod and a wink, and brings us in on the joke. And Shah Rukh Khan keeps pace with us, all the way.”
SRK’s last year’s release Dilwale had Rs. Rs. 148.72 cr. in India and his Happy New Year, which released n 2014 was a commercial success and earned Rs. Rs. 203 cr. in India. His other hit was Rohit Shetty’s Chennai Express (2013). The film earned Rs. 227.13 cr. during its lifetime.