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The signs were there from its first day itself and those signs are now a reality for Shah Rukh Khan’s romantic film Jab Harry Met Sejal. The movie has gone downhill on weekdays as its collections fell by a big margin. Yesterday was a partial holiday of Raksha-Bandhan so it was expected to bring in a good total with some decent occupancy but that didn’t happen and now, the movie is beyond saving.
Jab Harry Met Sejal has collected 7.15 crore on its 1st Monday, making its total 52.90 crore in 4 days. To sustain well in weekdays, it needed to touch the 10 crore mark/day to recover its costs but now, that ship has sunk at box office.
From today, the actual normal weekdays will be starting so the collections will be even lesser than 7 crore. With such earning pattern, Jab Harry Met Sejal can’t even cross the 75 crore mark by the end of 1st week. This Friday, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is releasing and it will grab majority of screens now as JHMS is not performing well so there are not big hopes from the movie in 2nd week.
100 crore is impossible for Jab Harry Met Sejal and it is on its way to become one of the biggest disasters of this year and also one of the weakest films of SRK in recent times. Reviews and word of mouth for JHMS are negative so there is not a question of audience coming to theaters. In fact, many theaters are increasing Mubarakan’s shows over JHMS as families and youngsters are preferring the former.
The crowd has not liked the story of Jab Harry Met Sejal and even in its opening weekend, it failed to show any growth, which is rare for a Shah Rukh Khan film. Let’s see how the movie behaves in weekdays. It also stars Anushka Sharma and is directed y Imtiaz Ali.