Rs 2000 crore opening for Sushant Singh Rajput's Dil Bechara: Film gets 95 million views in 24 hours
Sushant Singh Rajput’s Dil Bechara garnered more than 95 million views in 24 hours, as per reports. As theatres remain shut due to the novel coronavirus crisis, the film released digitally, on Disney+Hotstar on July 24. When compared with theatrical release, If the film would have released in theatres, it would have got a humongous opening of around Rs 2000 crore. For instance, if the average price of a movie ticket in India is Rs 200, then the opening day collections would amount to Rs 1900 crore.
Dil Bechara marks Sushant Singh Rajput’s last film. The actor died by suicide on the morning of June 14 and an investigation to determine the cause of his suicide is underway. Several Bollywood personalities have been questioned in connection with the case.
Coming back to Dil Bechara, the film marks Sanjana Sanghi’s Bollywood debut and is helmed by first-time director Mukesh Chhabra. It is an official remake of the 2014 Hollywood blockbuster, The Fault In Our Stars.
The film’s trailer also broke records and garnered more than 4.8 million likes in 24 hours, beating the record of Avengers: Endgame.
Sushant Singh Rajput might no longer be with us. But his memory will live on. A biopic on the actor is also being made with his lookalike, Sachin Tiwari, in the lead role.