The story of Chambal dacoits has always attracted the audience of Hindi Cinema. From Sholay to Paan Singh Tomar many films are based on dacoits. Even Phoolan Devi also made great earnings on the Box Office.
But Sonchiriya, released last Friday, was disappointed with earnings. The film is directed by Abhishek Chaube. Sushant Singh Rajput and Manj Bajpayee are in lead. Movies Budget is 30 Cr but made only 4.6 Cr in the first weekend.
Sonchiriya got a good rating from Critics. The rest B-Town Stars also gave a good response to the movie.
The biggest reason for movie’s low collection is its release on low screens. The movie released on a total of 940 screens. Sonchiriya got 720 screens in India and 220 screens in Overseas. While Luka Hupi received 2100 in India and 407 screens in Overseas. Sonchadiya has suffered from less screen sharing. It is also being said that the film got few screens in rural areas. In addition to Luka Chuppi, the release comedy-drama Total Dhamal was also a screen capture a week earlier.
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Sushant Singh Rajput’s film got strong competition from Luka Chuppi. Viewers prefer to watch light comedy except for Sirius content. Sonchiriya did not accelerate the promotion.