Jab Harry Met Sejal did not open to a great start at the box office. Despite the hype, cinegoers and critics panned the film as soon as it hit the screens last Friday (August 4). In fact, Jab Harry Met Sejal went onto become SRK’s lowest opener in the last five years when it earned only Rs 15.25 crore on its opening day. Now even the opposition is worried about people trapped inside theaters showing the movie. Opposition parties have demanded action from the NDA government.
People had huge expectations from harry Met Sejal and advance bookings were on a all time high. Butt never did they realize that movie would turn out to be a dud. Most of the critics have blasted the movie, and SRK’s stardom is surely on a decline after his third fMultiplex owners are worried that most people will only watch the first half of the movie and will start leaving the cinema halls, thus impacting the sale of popcorn and other refreshments. Due to this they have started closing down the main entrances and exits, once the movie show starts.
Raajya Vardhan Singh Rathore, who is the minister of state for information and broadcast has assured the nation that Government will act swiftly and compensation will be provided to people who have suffered severe brain damage due to the movie. He has also appealed to the people that please keep your tickets with you as that would help government in disbursing the compensation ASAP. One such victim Mr. Sanil Jain had this to say,” I am a huge SRK fan but even I din’t have any expectation from him once he joined hands with Rohit Shetty for 2 movies. But still I had bestowed my hopes on Imtiaz Ali, who dissapointed after a run of some good movies. I somehow managed to come out of the movie hall 10 minutes prior to the end of the movie, but there are many people trapped there and I appeal to the government to bring them out,”