Sunday, July 3, 2011

Box Office: Delhi Belly fares better than Bbuddah Hoga Terra Baap

The much talked about films, Delhi Belly and Bbuddah Hoga Terra Baap, opened in major cities of the country on Friday. There was a rousing welcome to both these films. There was a lot of talk about these two films everywhere, especially on the internet.
On Thursday, the Big B had posted a message on Twitter. He said, “If Bbuddah Hoga Terra Baap is a success, it would be my first solo hit after two decades, and that too by a Telugu film director”. Bbuddah Hoga Terra Baap is the home production of Amitabh Bachchan, who had put in a lot in the film.
Big B had recorded the promotional video of the film in five Indian languages. Moreover, Big B himself interacted with his fans on Twitter and his blog. Big B commands a great fan-following there. The film opened through about 1000 screens. However, the occupancy recorded was as low as only 15%. BHTB was produced at a cost of Rs. 10 crores.
As far as Delhi Belly goes, the amount invested in the film was a whopping Rs. 35 crores. The young generation seemed to be a lot titled towards the film as the occupancies recorded was as much as 80% at multiplexes at major hubs.