If box office collection is an indication of success, Tubelight has failed to perform. A quick look at the collective collection of Baahubali: The Conclusion and Dangal shows that Salman Khan’s Tubelight stands on ninth position in terms of pre-release box office collection.
Box office story of Tubelight
Tubelight was released in 4,400 screens in India and 900 screens across the globe but it failed to make its mark on box office. This 100 crore moving lags behind its predecessors in terms of number of tickets sold. Box office collection reveals a grim picture for Tubelight. Even PK, Ek Tha Tiger, Chennai Express and the recently released Raees were much better in number of tickets sold than Tubelight. Film critics blame high price of tickets for low collection at box office.
Slaman Khan’s experiment with ticket pricing
Salman Khan once said that he won’t interfere in determining ticket price as he did with Jai Ho. Ticket prices of Jai Ho were sliced to INR 250 from the usual price of Rs. 600-900. Would ticket prices of Tubelight be reduced to increase box office …