The musical love story managed to make its presence felt despite sharing the release date with Iron Man 3, raking in Rs 20 crores on it first three days. It managed to fight off competition from Shootout At Wadala in the second weekend. Not bad for the pretend sequel of the classic of Aashiqui.
An anthology film aimed towards multiplex audiences, Bombay Talkies managed to gain traction from word of mouth recommendations and positive reviews. The film collected Rs. 5 crore in the opening weekend.