Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush-starrer, Shamitabh saw an average start on the box office and collected over Rs 3 crore on its day one.
According to Bollywood website Koimoi.com, the movie has done quite a decent business on day 1 and managed to earn Rs 3.25 crores nett at the domestic box office.
"Shamitabh performed quite well in multiplexes, but the circuit that performed better than the rest of the country was South India; Compared to other Hindi circuits it made good business in Mysore, Tamil Nadu and Kerala", the website said.
However, according to a tweet by trade analyst Taran Adarsh the film collected Rs 3.5 crore on Friday.
#Shamitabh Fri ₹ 3.5 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 7, 2015
Along with Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush, Shamitabh also stars Akshara Haasan- Kamal Haasan's and Sarika's daughter. Shamitabh marks Akshara's acting debut and is actor Dhanush's second Hindi film after Raanjhanaa.
Eros is the co-producer of Shamitabh, along with billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, stock market veteran Radhakrishnan Damani, Abhishek Bachchan and Gauri Shinde and R Balki. R Balki is also the director of the movie.