Mission Raniganj Box Office Day 1: Word-of-Mouth Holds the Key

“Mission Raniganj: The Great Bharat Rescue,” headlined by Akshay Kumar and directed by Tinu Suresh Desai, the film is banking on robust spot bookings to compensate for its lackluster advance booking numbers.

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  • “Mission Raniganj” records 6000 ticket sales in leading national cinema chains for its debut.
  • The film places a significant emphasis on on-the-spot bookings to secure a commendable opening.
  • “Mission Raniganj” is now screening at a cinema near you starting today.

Akshay Kumar’s latest venture, “Mission Raniganj,” has hit the theaters, but its advance booking for day one is surprisingly low. The film’s early performance largely hinges on over-the-counter ticket sales, suggesting that audience feedback will be crucial for its success.

High Hopes from Director Tinu Suresh Desai

Directed by Tinu Suresh Desai, known for helming Akshay Kumar’s successful film “Rustom,” “Mission Raniganj” is a thriller based on the real-life incident of the 1989 collapse of Raniganj Coalfields. Alongside Akshay Kumar, the film features Parineeti Chopra, Kumud Mishra, Pavan Malhotra, and others. Given Desai’s past success, fans have high expectations for this collaboration.

Mission Raniganj Modest Advance Booking Figures

In terms of advance bookings, “Mission Raniganj” has accumulated approximately 80 lakhs in gross ticket sales across the country for its opening day. This figure is comparable to that of the film “Selfiee,” and it’s indeed surprising. Evidently, the film isn’t relying heavily on advance sales but rather on its content to draw audiences.

Word-of-Mouth: A Decisive Factor

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The film’s success now largely hinges on positive word-of-mouth. A favorable reception could translate into respectable numbers on the first day. While the opening may not be monumental, it can establish a foundation for strong weekend earnings, particularly with no major releases competing in theaters.

Comparisons with Akshay Kumar’s Previous Success

Akshay Kumar’s previous release, “OMG 2,” faced tough competition from “Gadar 2” but still emerged as a box office hit. It went on to gross 150 crores in India after a decent start. It remains to be seen if “Mission Raniganj” can replicate this success.

Top Advance Bookings for Day 1 at Top 3 National Chains – Post Pandemic

  • Jawan: 5.57L
  • Pathaan: 5.56L
  • KGF 2: 5.15L
  • Brahmastra: 3.02L
  • Adipurush: 2.85L
  • Gadar 2: 2.74L
  • 83 The Film: 1.17L
  • Drishyam 2: 1.16L
  • RRR: 1.05L
  • Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2: 1.03L
  • Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani: 80.5K*
  • Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar: 73K
  • OMG 2: 72K
  • Laal Singh Chaddha: 63K
  • Vikram Vedha: 60K
  • Satyaprem Ki Katha: 58K*
  • Jug Jugg Jeeyo: 57K
  • Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan: 56K
  • Gangubai Kathiawadi: 56K
  • Dream Girl 2: 53K
  • Shamshera: 46K
  • Samrat Prithviraj: 41K
  • Ram Setu: 39K
  • Bholaa: 36K
  • Raksha Bandhan: 35K
  • Fukrey 3: 35K
  • Bhediya: 33K
  • The Kerala Story: 32K
  • Cirkus: 31K
  • Shehzada: 30K
  • Mission Raniganj: 6K
  • The Vaccine War: 5K
  • Thank You For Coming: 4K
  • The Great Indian Family: 1K

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