The film that stars Anushka Sharma, Neel Bhoopalam and Darshan Kumaar opened to mixed reviews and took a very poor start on day one, but with a positive word of mouth picked up as the days went by.
In the Northern belt – East Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Gurgaon, the film fared better in comprising to places down South. However, in Mumbai and Pune the film has been steady.
NH10 collected Rs 0.35 crore nett on Friday (March 13, 2015), on Saturday (March 14, 2105) the film jumped and collected about Rs 04.50 crore nett and on Sunday (March 16, 2015) the film collected Rs 05.20 crore nett; thus collected a total of Rs 13.05 crore nett at the end of it’s first weekend.
The film marks Anushka Sharma’s foray into production and is a thriller, which highlights the plight of a woman in a male dominated society.
NH10 has a brilliant first half, but the second half just does not end. To make matters worst, the film is a copy of Eden Lake, which is sad, considering the premise of the film was so real.
Had the second half been as brilliant as the first, this film could have been a huge draw. Also the fact that this one has loads of violence, blood and gore, and that’s precisely the reason the film was given an adult certificate.
Coming up this Friday, March 20, 2015, will see films like Dozak and Hunterrr and the following week, March 27, 2015 will see films like Barkhaa and Yahaan Sabki Lagi Hai.
Thus, NH10 also has no competition as there are no big releases coming up in the next two weeks. The film has been made on a modest budget and looks like it recover it’s investments very soon.
NH10 may have been a slow starter at the Box Office, but the film has grown from strength to strength and has had a good first weekend. The film th...2.5