Friday, the day on which another producer plays a gamble on a director and an actor with all his/her investments. Yes, we are talking about Bollywood movies. But why only Friday? There are many interesting theories behind it.
Mughal-E-Azam was a trendsetter
Mughal-E-Azam was released on August 5, 1960, a Friday. It acted as a trendsetter as after this movie, Bollywood starts releasing all the stuff on Friday.
Friday is the day of Goddess Lakshmi and we all know that Lakshmi is Goddess of wealth. So, producers belief releasing a movie on Friday will bring wealth.
Screening rates in PVRs and multiplexes
The screening rates in PVRs and multiplexes are least on Fridays, so it provides them with an economic advantage to release movies on Fridays.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, what else we can expect? A movie with a good content could become a big hit following the weekend.
Friday used to be pay-day for people with weekly wages.