New Delhi, Dec. 24 -- After Yash Raj Films' Thugs of Hindostan and Salman Khan's Race 3, Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Zero is the latest big-ticket film to not benefit from a festive release in 2018. The Aanand L.Rai directed movie earned about Rs 54.60 crore over its opening weekend, besides mixed reviews for its inconsistent storytelling.

"Zero has underperformed on day one, despite extensive release (in 4380 screens) and Christmas vacations," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted about the Rs 20 crore net opening day collections. The film managed Rs 17 crore and Rs 18. 25 crore on day two and three, respectively.

Trade website Box Office India said the unimpressive opening wasn't a surprise considering the film isn't big on massy genres like ...