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Here's how we think Sidharth - Alia's Kapoor and Sons will perform at the Box Office

Himesh Mankad | Updated on: 11 February 2017, 6:47 IST

Shakun Batra's Kapoor & Sons chronicles the lives of a family as they navigate their way around sensitive issues. The film, produced by Karan Johar, stars Sidharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt, Fawad Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Rajat Kapoor and Ratna Pathak in pivotal roles.

What may work for the film:

Kapoor and Sons tackles a few complex issues with maturity. The film is peppered with breezy moments and good music. And the screenplay is rather gripping in the first half.

The Shakun Batra directorial has a lot to offer in terms of performances with Fawad Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Ratna Pathak and Rajat Kapoor standing out. Fawad Khan's track is a major highlight of the film.

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What may not work for the film:

The second half of Kapoor and Sons seems to drag a bit, with some rather insignificant sequences. Alia Bhatt's half-baked song could have been completely avoided.

Will it do well at the Box Office?

Kapoor and Sons has a very urban appeal and will not find too many takers at the mass centres.

The film has a strong chance to do well at the metros and put up a good total in its lifetime run.

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The music has already topped the charts and will ensure a good opening day the ticket window. Fox Star Studios has released the film on around 1,500 screens mainly targeted towards the metros.

Box Office Prediction for Kapoor and Sons:

  • Opening Day (18 March): Rs 6.5 crore
  • Weekend (19-20 March): Rs 23 crore
  • Lifetime Collections: Rs 60 crore

Kapoor and Sons is expected to be a hit at the Box Office.

First published: 18 March 2016, 2:17 IST
Himesh Mankad @himeshmankad

Himesh Mankad is an entertainment journalist who has a B.Com degree from Narsee Monjee College, Mumbai. He prefers covering Bollywood and loves good stories and music. When not watching movies, he can be found on a cricket field strutting his stuff.