Rockstar may not exactly have been off to a rocking start today (11th November) at the box-office but the opening ranged from good to excellent. In several multiplexes at places like Ghaziabad, Pune, Ahmedabad, Surat, etc, the opening show collections were 90-100 per cent. In multiplexes of smaller towns and cities, the initial ranged between 40 and 60 per cent. For instance, Bioscope multiplex of Jodhpur recorded a show of 47.77 per cent at 12.45 p.m.
At PVR multiplex in Gorakhpur, the first show had 163 audience as against a full house capacity of 332 persons. The second show had 221 persons. In Bombay the PVR multiplex at Mulund saw 201 persons in the first show, 149 persons in the second show and 270 in the third show. The screen showing Rockstar has a capacity of 420 people. At PVR Phoenix in Bombay, the admits in shows 1 and 2 were 102 and 175 respectively. The housefull capacity is 272 persons. The corresponding figure at PVR Juhu, Bombay, were 137 and 165 respectively as against a capacity of 333 persons per show.
In Baroda the PVR multiplex sold 309 tickets in the first show and 272 tickets in the second show. The housefull capacity is 563 persons. Attendance at PVR multiplex in Surat was not very encouraging. Tickets sold in shows 1, 2, 3 and 4 at the multiplex were 65, 12, 88 and 169 respectively. Seating capacity of the auditorium is 371. In Ahmedabad the 9 a.m. shows at Wide Angle, Cinemax Dev Arc and Shiv Cinemax were housefull. Likewise, Big multiplex in Ahmedabad drew a full house at 9 a.m. At Cinemax, Gandhinagar, the first show had only 91 persons in attendance.
Single-screen cinemas all over generally recorded lesser collections than multiplexes.
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