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EXCLUSIVE: Latest Update On Release Plans & Advance Bookings Of JAB TAK HAI JAAN & SON OF SARDAARshezad | November 8, 2012, 1:11 AM | 17 comments | 1 views
JTHJ will open on 13th November in UK, USA, Canada and UAE.
Film will open on 14th in Australia, New Zealand and other markets.
JTHJ will release in Pakistan on 16th November.
JTHJ will be the biggest overseas release in more than 600 screens(still bookings going on).
JTHJ will have shows starting from as early as 6 AM at few places due to overwhelming response to advance (i.e. Nagpur, Bangalore & Amravati). Last time this sort of thing happened for “Dabangg”.
SOS will release in 350 screens overseas.
SOS will get more multiplex screens at few places due to shorter running time (i.e. Gujarat, Punjab, Bihar) though overall JTHJ will lead the numbers.
SOS might balance the advantage of JTHJ of single screens with better plans in multiplexes.
Advance Booking Status:
JTHJ had dream opening to ticket bookings at places like West Bengal, Bangalore and Pune.
JTHJ already has on an average 60% advance in Bangalore across 5-6cinemas (Abhinay, Innovative Multiplex, Urvashi Digital, Q cinemas and Tribhuvan). This is highest ever bookings and at par with “Dabangg 2” though higher than “Ek Tha Tiger”.
SOS has only 7-10% booking in 2 cinemas where bookings opened for the film yesterday (Innovative Multiplex and Tribhuvan).
In Ahmedabad, JTHJ has almost 45% advance in Mukta A2 Cinemas and on contrary SOS has 5% bookings.
In Chennai, Abrami Cinemas opened bookings for SOS and 7% seats have been booked for day one . JTHJ bookings have not been opened in Chennai yet.
In Burdwan (Vardhman in West Bengal), JTHJ is almost 70% sold for day one in 3 hours at INOX and here SOS screens are not finalized yet.
SOS bookings were opened at Silver City Multiplex in Dehradun and film is almost 60% sold for day one. JTHJ too sold out for 60% seats for day one at same property.
In Ghaziabad, JTHJ already sold 80% tickets for day one at Chaudhary Cineplex and SOS has been booked for 50% seats in same property for day one.
Kolkata looks one way flow right now as all 4 Inox have started advances for JTHJ and this is highest ever advance in Kolkata with almost 80% ticketssold out within few hours across all 4 properties for weekend. INOX Swabhumi isalready housefull for few shows. SOS still not opened bookings in Kolkata.
In Delhi, Liberty Cinema opened bookings for SOS and 45% seats have been booked in 24 hours time. JTHJ still to open bookings in Delhi.
In Pune, 3 multiplexes (2 City Pride properties and E – Square)almost going West Bengal way. JTHJ has almost 75% advances in these properties for weekend and SOS still not opened booking here.
In Rohtak at Sheila Cineplex, JTHJ has almost done with 80% seats and SOS still looking to open its booking here.
In Mukta A2 cinema at Vadodra, SOS has 60% seats booked and JTHJ has sold out for 75% seat.
Overall JTHJ is heading for housefull first weekend and SOS will get overflow of the crowd as 2nd choice and will have 50-60% occupancy. That is why word of mouth will take either of the film higher from 3rd day onwards. Lets keep fingers crossed. We will keep you updated on this.