Salman Khan’s Jai Ho, which released today, has gotten a bigger first day response than Aamir Khan’s Dhoom 3 which was the highest grossing hindi film ever. Directed by Sohail Khan and starring the newcomer Daisy Shah, the film generated a lot of buzz in the past few weeks and was promoted just the right amount. Sallu Bhai’s good friend Aamir Khan extensively promoted the film on twitter, with his yesterday’s tweet being “My favourite pic of Salman & me. “Do dost ek jhaad pe susu kartein hain toh dosti badti hai” 1 day to go…Jai Ho!!!”
Meanwhile, trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted “#JaiHo morning shows open to packed houses”.
Analyst Komal Mehta posted exact figures on twitter, “Salman fans, here’s music for ur ears! Adv bkg at novelty, lucknow for Jai Ho as good as it was for Dhoom 3. Exact figures: Adv booking first day of Jai Ho at Novelty Lalbagh Lucknow Rs. 290095; Dhoom 3 Rs. 232738; Chennai Express Rs. 191309″.