Mumbai, May 29 -- Actor Preity Zinta's much-delayed Bollywood comeback seems to have hit a roadblock even before it could take off. Ishkq In Paris failed to create any hype before its release, and that showed in its collections too.
Trade analysts claim that the film - made on a budget of R18 crore (according to trade analyst Amod Mehra) - failed to cash in on having Preity as the female lead.
It couldn't earn even R1 crore in its opening weekend. "It's very poor (the collections). The three-day collection is around R1 crore. It's a complete failure. People don't want the film at all, so there's no question of improvement in the collections. They should have cast a younger heroine," says trade analyst Vinod Mirani.
Amod Mehra reveals that the opening collection for Friday was