The film became one of the biggest hits of the year. Wanted is a bigger hit already than Love Aaj Kal. Love Aaj Kal was a huge hit in multiplexes. Wanted's a huge hit in single screens. Multiplex offer 50% or 45% of their collections to distributors whereas single screens owners offer between 60-80% of their collections. Wanted had earned 36 crores in the first week whereas Love Aaj Kal had earned 42 crores but Wanted's distributors was equal to Love Aaj Kal. Both made 22-23 crores. This is because Wanted worked very, very well in Single screens. And single screens mean more distributor.