Ready – 13 crores (is likely to settle somewhere in the 12.75 – 13 crores range)
When almost the whole of India was sleeping New Vasant Talkies in Bhilai (a center of CP-Berar) started Ready at 5.30 am today. Believe it or continue to sleep, the first show’s collection was a whopping Rs. 22,222, which oftentimes is the collection figure of a film for the entire week.
At Rajhans Nadiad, the first show at 9.45 am was housefull with collection of Rs. 21,427.
In Ghaziabad, three morning shows are being held at Silver City multiplex. And all three are packed to capacity. At Movie World multiplex Ghaziabad, there are two morning shows today. And if you have guessed that both the shows are full, you deserve to watch ‘Ready’ for yourself.
At Movie Palace cinema at Seemapuri, Ghaziabad, and at Movie Magic, Loni, in Delhi, the morning shows drew 100% crowds.
In Jodhpur, seven out of the eight cinemas are showing ‘Ready’ today. Needless to say, this is a record. There will be a total of 45 shows of the eagerly awaited film in Jodhpur today. It may be mentioned here, that the people of Jodhpur have a special liking for Salman Khan, who incidentally, was in jail in this city in the blackbucks case. At New Kohinoor Upper and Lower cinemas, the first shows collected a total of Rs. 31,860. The first show at Nasrani cinema was Rs. 24,110, while at Satyam and Bioscope multiplexes, the first shows recorded collections of Rs. 12,240 and Rs. 9,270 respectively. At Anand cinema, the figure was Rs. 12,240.
Indore is no different from the rest of India. The morning show at Inox Central Mall multiplex drew a full house. At Velocity multiplex in Indore, the first show recorded 89% collection.
In Nagpur, while the multiplexes recorded excellent collections, even a single-screen cinema like Jayshree drew a full house half-an-hour before the first show started at 12 noon.