Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi’s much-awaited suspense thriller, Merry Christmas, was finally released in theatres on January 12. The film garnered mixed to positive reviews from the audience as well as from film critics. However, Merry Christmas failed to manage to get a headstart at the box office on its opening day. As per Sacnilk, the Sriram Raghavan directorial minted just Rs 2.55 crore on Day 1 and witnessed nearly 11.56 percent occupancy. The occupancy level of the film for its Tamil and Telugu versions witnessed better levels on Friday.