AP NGOs organized a huge meeting in Lal Bahdur Stadium, Hyderabad demanding Central government to withdraw its decision of creating separate state of Telangana. Objecting to the meeting, TRS party and Telangana JAC had called for a bandh in Hyderabad. Both these events paralyzed normal life in Hyderabad. The city was in Police patrol through out.
Most theaters in the city remained shut for morning shows and Matinees. This had a huge impact on Zanjeer and Thoofan movie collections. With the movie getting flop talk, the makers have rested hopes on the weekend collections. It is known that Hyderabad collections along form 20% of the total state collections.