Nagpur: This kind of crazy sight is rarely seen on box-office windows now a days, and that too for advance booking but when you talk of a Salman Khan movie, anything can be expected. Similar madness is building around the release of Salman’s latest flick Sultan, for which there is huge rush outside movie theatres in Nagpur. If sources are to be believed, Sultan’s advance bookings which opened from Sunday has Witnessed phenomenal response in Nagpur.
So much is the craze that a single screen in Nagpur Smruti Cinema booked sale of tickets worth Rs 1.25 lakh on a single day.
Manager at Smruti Cinema Santosh Mishra, told Nagpur Today that they have been receiving huge response for the advance booking of Sultan, which also has Anushka Sharma as Salman’s co-star. “The advance bookings this huge is not seen even in movies like Bajirao Mastani and Fan. Also Eid is another factor behind such an overwhelming response to Sultan’s pre-booking. On Sunday we started booking with net Rs 1.25 lakh for the day whereas on Monday by 5 pm we have crossed 75 k mark,” he told Nagpur Today.
The Salman Khan – Anushka Sharma starrer Sultan is all set to release this Eid. Salman and Anushka are busy with the promotions. Trade analyst Komal Nahta tweeted that history is all set to be written with this movie of the Bollywood Bhaijaan.
“Advance booking of #Sultan excellent. 1,700 tickets at Maya, Gorakhpur sold in 3 hours!! History all set to be written. #Sultan tickets worth Rs. 1 lakh sold within 2 hours at Smruti (Nagpur)! Madness at the advance booking counters, ” tweeted Nahta.