‘Udta Punjab’ Becomes 8th Highest Grossing Movie of the Year so far!
Anurag Kashyap’s latest controversial offering Udta Punjab is heading with a decent pace in weekdays. The movie has been released this Friday on around 2000 screens in India with a good buzz among audience, that it gained due to censor board controversy. Despite being leaked on internet before the release, it witnessed amazing craze of fans as well as audience in weekend and registered fifth highest opening weekend collection record of the year so far.
Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Diljit Dosanjh starrer this crime thriller is being liked by audience as well as critics. All are praising its content and the brilliant performances of lead stars. The Punjabi singer cum actor Diljit, who has made his debut in Bollywood with Udta Punjab has left a good impact on Hindi cinema fans.
In the weekend, Udta Punjab reported excellent performance through out and minted the amount of 33.80 crores across India, that includes 10.05 crores of Friday, 11.25 crores of Saturday and 12.50 crores of Sunday. Not only from India but from overseas market too, the movie has raked quite well business of 8.45 crores till Sunday.
Now it is running in weekdays and being normal working days, witnessing lesser footfall in theaters. With around 55% of drop than Friday, the movie did the business of 4.50 crores on Monday. On the next day i.e. Tuesday, it started the day with almost similar occupancy and collected the amount of 4 crores as its 5th day business. With this, the total domestic collection of Udta Punjab has become 42.30 crores and surpassed the lifetime total of Amitabh Bachchan’s Wazir (41.02 crores).