BLACK (2005) – BoxOffice Operation.

Black was released on 4th February, 2005. It was produced under Applause Entertainment banner. Primarily it was budgeted 12 Crore. But due to fire accident at Shimla, its budget exceeded by 5 Crore. With print and publicity cost its final cost was 20 Crore. From overseas it earned massive 35.5 Crore(7.4 Millions), 5 Crore from Satellite and 2 Crore from Video and Music rights. Domestically it was released on just 205 prints and earned around 23 Crore. This makes total recovery of around 55.5 Crore Nett from Theatrical business and 7 Crore from other rights.

Details of  Domestic boxoffice. 

Week All India Nett Business (Crore) % Drop
1 6.85  
2 5.25 23.36%
3 3.45 34.29%
4 1.95 43.48%
5 1.35 30.77%
6 0.95 29.63%
7 0.8 15.79%
8 0.55 31.25%
9 0.47 14.55%
10 0.35 25.53%
11 0.19 45.71%
12 0.09 52.63%
Rest 0.75  
Total 23  
Name BLACK
Opening 50%
WOM Excellent
Trending Excellent (managed noticeable business for over 15 weeks)
Budget 20 Crore (Including overseas DC)
Theaterical Recovery 68.5 Crore Gross (33 Domestic, 35.5 overseas)/ ~29.5 Crore Distribution share
Other revenues 7 Crore
Recall value Very good, will always be remembered for its top notch performances.
BollyBusiness Note Its domestic and overseas theatrical returns makes it biggest wordwide grosser of 2005 (though major part of overseas came in 2009 from Korea boxoffice). Indian domestic business itself earned good commision for distributor.
Verdict Hit+

— BollyBusiness


~ by Yakuza on August 29, 2012.

3 Responses to “BLACK (2005) – BoxOffice Operation.”

  1. YOU CAN SEE THE BOI MOVIE VERDICT OF BIG B’S MOVIES IN 2003.IT WAS 90% RIGHT EARLIER IN 2003.
    http://web.archive.org/web/20040202093732/http://boxofficeindia.com/starrank.htm
    http://web.archive.org/web/20030801213418/http://boxofficeindia.com/amitabh.htm
    AFTER 2004 THEY BECAME BIASED.AND THEY DEGRADED MOVIE VERDICT OF VARIOUS BIG B’S MOVIES.
    SEE THE BOXOFFICE VERDICT OF BLACK GRADUALLY DEGRADED. AT FIRST IT WAS SEMI HIT
    http://web.archive.org/web/20050722084405/http://www.boxofficeindia.com/2005gross.htm
    THEN IT WAS ABOVE AVERAGE
    http://web.archive.org/web/20050722083932/http://www.boxofficeindia.com/2005.html
    NOW IT IS AVERAGE

  2. THANKS A LOT YAKUZA BHAI. IT IS A EYE OPENER FOR EVERYONE. IT IS BLOCKBUSTER IN OVERSEAS MARKET. can you post similar post about sarkar, bunty and bubly, waqt ,baghbaan etc.

  3. superb movie

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