The experimental anthology film that is dedicated to a very slim part of the urban cine goers, Bombay Talkies‘ pace is strikingly snail paced. Made on a budget of approx 12 crores, the film earned 1.05 crores at the domestic box office on the opening day. Though the occupancy picked up on Saturday, the film still managed a low collection of 1.75 crores, while Sunday saw the film earning an average amount of 2.25 crores. The film has earned 5.05 crores at the domestic box office so far.
The film with artistic bent is appealing for the celebration of the emotion of cinema, that has been quintessential to the popular culture. Bollywood played an omnipresent role in governing dictates of trends in fashion and style, Bombay Talkies is an omnibus of heart wrenching films created to the hilt of perfection.
The film’s performance is expected to improve this week as the response from those who have watched it has been unanimously positive. Though targeted at a limited section of film viewing audiences, it wasn’t made with the intention of raking up money but to just commemorate the essence of movies and Bollywood in our otherwise mundane lives.