Amid the Boycott Laal Singh Chaddha trend, the first two-day collection of Aamir’s Laal Singh Chaddha is very Low. According to a recent Box office collection report, The film collected around ₹7 crores on Friday. The two-day total of the film would stand at around ₹19 crores at the domestic box office. It had clashed with Akshay Kumar’s Raksha Bandhan, which too recorded similar figures at the ticket counters.
The report also stated that Laal Singh Chaddha is looking at a drop in the 40% range with collections set to be around 6.50-7 crore net on Friday. The report further added that the film is collecting very poorly in mass markets.
A trade analyst also twitted, “#LaalSinghChaddha is shockingly low on Day 1... The dull start has added to the woes of an ailing industry... Better at premium multiplexes, but mass circuits are weak... Needs to score big numbers from Fri-Sun to salvage the situation... Thu ₹ 12 cr. #India biz. All versions.”
Meanwhile, amid the Boycott trend and slow opening at Boxoffice, a complaint has also been filed against Laal Singh Chaddha and Aamir Khan over hurting religious sentiments and disrespecting the Hindu religion. According to an official source, advocate Vineet Jindal in his complaint to Delhi Police alleged that there was objectionable content in the movie. He sought registration of an FIR under sections 153 (wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot), 153A (promoting enmity between different groups), 298 (wounding the religious feelings of any person), and 505 (statements conducing to public mischief) of the IPC against the concerned parties.
Laal Singh Chaddha also stars Kareena Kapoor and marks the Bollywood debut of South star Naga Chaitanya. It is directed by Advait Chandan of Secret Superstar fame and has been written by Atul Kulkarni.