Udta Punjab Emerges as 5th Highest Opening Week Grossing Movie of the Year so far!
Last Friday released, much controversial Hindi movie Udta Punjab completes its opening week on a good note. This crime thriller has been released with good buzz and hype, that it gained due to censor board controversy. Also it has received very positive reviews from most of the critics as well as audience, that generated positive word of mouth about it. The lead stars Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor and Diljit Dosanjh have given commendable performances and are being praised by everyone for that.
Despite got leaked before the release, Udta Punjab witnessed amazing excitement of audience in theaters. In the opening weekend, it raked the business of total 33.80 crores, that includes 10.05 crores of Friday, 11.25 crores of Saturday and 12.50 crores of Sunday. Not only from India, but in overseas too it reported quite well performance and minted the amount of 8.45 crores till Sunday from there.
In weekdays, single screens have not contributed good enough due to which the movie recorded abrupt drops in its business graph. On Monday, with more than 55% of decline than Friday it did the business of 4.50 crores. Then with more considerable drops, it collected the amount 4 crores on Tuesday and 3.40 crores on Wednesday.
On the last day of week i.e. Thursday, Udta Punjab started the day on slightly lesser occupancy than Wednesday and added the amount of 2.80 crores to its account. With this, total one week collection of the movie has become 48.50 crores on domestic box office and registered the record of year’s 5th highest opening week collection so far after Airlift, Housefull 3, Fan and Baaghi.