The another big ticket release of this year Padman has been marked in theaters nearby you. The film was in good hype before its release and based on strong hard hitting content the cinema goers waited eagerly for the release. The film has been released a day before in gulf countries or overseas and now and few morning shows in India have been completed. The film already sold out its big price range tickets in multiplexes. As the film receiving good word of mouth from critics and audiences the gathering picking height on each passing shows. The occupancy of the morning to noon shows remained between range 40-45% in multiplexes.
Padman First Day Shows Gathering Report
The average ratings that the film bagged from critics 3.5/5. The film may not appeal to middle and reserved classes audience and we can see the result in terms of occupancy of the film. The average occupancy of Padman remained below the expectations. The film is doing good in multiplexes but hardly find any audience in small screens.
Delhi NCR: The capital region saw good occupancy in major multiplexes, though the early shows opened little bit low around 30-35% but sold out its 50% tickets after the noon shows. The film is showing massive growth as each show passing especially in Subhas nagar, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Shalimar Bagh and Janak Place and Faridabad. The film registered 45%+ average occupancy till noon shows; however evening and late night shows are expected to see jump.
Mumbai: The film city opened with fair note and much better than Delhi circuits. The film already sold its big price ticket for the later shows and riding high on positive word of mouth the Akshay-Radhika Apte doing well in Andheri (W), Ulhasnagar, Thane, Oshiwara, Andheri (E) Malad (W) centers. The average occupancy recorded around 45-50% in major multiplexes.
Bangluru: The region also opened in slow note and average occupancy recorded almost around the 20-25% in the morning shows. The content appeals to all classes audience but there is possibility whether they go for the film or not during the weekend.
The film get decent word of mouth from the critics but it remains to see how audience react on the film. The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do. Through Padman, R Balki tells the real life inspiring story of Arunachalam Muruganantham (played by Akshay Kumar), a social entrepreneur from Coimbatore, who invented low cost sanitary napkins in India, despite the massive opposition and humiliation he was subjected to.