Finally the most awaited Chetan Bhagat based novel film called Half Girlfriend released alongside Irrfan Khan’s Hindi Medium today. And looks like it has been a mixed day for Bollywood this Friday. Well, let’s talk about Half Girlfriend, the film has opened well, which is not the case with Hindi Medium as it had an average start at the ticket windows. As per reports, Half Girlfriend has opened with an occupancy of about 25-30 per cent during the morning shows, which increased with the passing day shows maturing in the evening.
According to the reports, the 1st day box office collection tolled to around 6 crores. The film has has opened well in all the metro cities and other territories like Uttar Pradesh, Central India and Rajasthan. All this has been possible courtesy the young star cast, potentially good story line and hit songs. Made on a reasonable budget, we are sure Half Girlfriend can easily make considerable profits in the first weekend. However it all depends on the public review though the film has secured a mixed review from most of the critics.
The Shraddha and Arjun’s film has a fantastic 2500 screens at its disposal, while Irrfan‘s movie has 1126 screens. With a decent screen space, we expect HG to see a growth in the coming two days of its first weekend collection. As per experts, the film has developed a decent buzz through word-of-mouth publicity, then Half Girlfriend can easily rake in around Rs 30-35 crore over the opening weekend.