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Merry Christmas Box Office Day 1: Katrina Kaif, Vijay Sethupathi Film Registers Rs 2.55 Cr

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The much-anticipated film “Merry Christmas,” starring Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi, finally graced the theaters on January 12. Despite receiving positive reviews from critics, the movie struggled to make a significant impact on its opening day at the box office.

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According to industry tracker Sacnilk.com, early estimates reveal that “Merry Christmas” earned Rs 2.55 Cr in India (net) on its opening day across all languages. The film reported an overall occupancy of 11.56 percent in Hindi regions. Morning shows recorded an occupancy of 6.81 percent, which increased to just over 18 percent during the night shows. Mumbai and the National Capital Region (NCR) witnessed the highest occupancy for “Merry Christmas,” with 12.75 percent and 8.50 percent, respectively.

Apart from Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi, the film boasts a stellar cast including Sanjay Kapoor, Vinay Pathak, Pratima Kannan, Tinnu Anand, Radhika Sarathkumar, Shanmugaraja, Kevin Jay Babu, Rajesh Williams, and Pari. Ashwini Kalsekar and Radhika Apte make cameo appearances. Directed by Sriram Raghavan, the film is released in Hindi and Tamil.

In an exclusive conversation with Showsha, Katrina shared her excitement about working with Sriram and Vijay. She stated, “I was extremely excited to be working with Sriram sir and Vijay sir. When we came together in a room, we came just as themselves and we instantly were able to connect.”

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The Showsha review described “Merry Christmas” as “not racy or pacy but appropriately pulpy,” providing a fantastic start to 2024 and a refreshing break from the monotony of last year’s action entertainers and spy thrillers.

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