Dulquer Salmaan is a star! His second film Ustad Hotel, directed by Anwar Rasheed, has taken an earth-shaking opening at the Kerala Box-Office.
Ustad Hotel has taken a distributor’s share of Rs 99. 9 lakh from 73 screens in Kerala in the opening weekend (June 29 to July 1). It is a new record for a class film without any major star.
In Kochi, Ustad Hotel has taken a thundering opening collecting a distributors' share of Rs 15.43 from Sarita- Rs 6.07 lakhs, Cinemax & QCinema- Rs 6.10, EVM (Fort Kochi)- Rs 3.26 . In Kozhikode Radha (seating capacity 1120), the film is going housefull from day one.
Ustad Hotel , in spite of heavy rains in Kerala, is doing very well and will end first week with a distributor share of around Rs 1.80 to 1.90 Crore, which is extraordinary.