Ahmed Ali Akbar and Mansha Pasha starrer Laal Kabootar released last year on Pakistan Day weekend. Pakistan’s day fell on Saturday last year giving the film a holiday weekend.
The film was targeting the niche audiences and was up against a mass film like SherDil. The film did manage to get eyeballs over the weekend but still the numbers stayed on the lower levels.
The film had collected around PKR 7.7 million over its opening weekend which was a decent number for a film like Laal Kabootar however the trend over the weekend was flat. Actually Friday stood tall as the best day for the film even though the big Holiday fell on Saturday.
Rewinding back, below are the weekend box office collections of Laal Kabootar.
Friday (incl. previews).. 3 million
Saturday.. 2.5 million
Sunday.. 2.2 million
Weekend Total.. 7.7 million
This year around due to coronavirus the cinemas are shut nationwide otherwise Pakistan Day weekend was much more lucrative this year as the big holiday was falling on Monday giving four day long weekend.
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