Although Varun proved himself with his performance in Badlapur, which is a slightly different kind of film as compared to the films he has done before, it definitely falls under the commercial banner.
Although it is not one of Varun's most successful films, it did decently well on its first day but took the box office by storm on its second day by earning Rs.12.51 crores.More news: 76ers' Embiid: 'Pretty good chance' I'll play in Game 2 or 3
Nonetheless, if we talk about contemporary cinema then October's first-day collection is better than films like Hichki and Blackmail which fared on a similar note. Everyone from fans to critics and even Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has taken to social media to praise the film. "Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the figures of the movie with a post that read, "#October shows a SUPER 48.21% GROWTH on Saturday.
According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, the film "will have to witness miraculous growth over the weekend and maintain a strong trend on weekdays to leave a mark". Word of mouth is extremely mixed. October raked in Rs 7.47 crore on its day 2, taking its collection to over Rs 12 crore. Buzz is that October has shown a solid growth by 50-55% on Saturday. The film has also recieved positive reviews that increase the chances of its earnings to jump today (14 April) and tomorrow (15 April).More news: USA warned Israel of Syrian strikes in advance
"Dan is within all of us, we have just forgotten it with time". Also I had not seen his films. I wanted to cast absolutely fresh for this film. Life is so unpredictable and we don't know when we might lose someone who is close to us. However, whether October will live up to the magic Varun Dhawan's earlier blockbuster hits have created, only time will tell.
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