It is time to pop-up champagne as the controversial drama “Udta Punjab” has become the fifth highest opening of 2016.
After “Udta Punjab” have taken bumper in Punjab, Delhi/NCR, Mumbai and Bangalore earning Rs 10.05 crores on its first day, the film on drug menace in the state of Punjab grew by almost 12% on Saturday and earned a remarkable Rs 11.25 crores. The film grew further on Sunday minting Rs 12.50 crores earning a total estimate of Rs 33.80 crores which is a big achievement. “Udta Punjab” has fared well Overseas with solid opening weekend of $ 1,254,121 [₹ 8.45 cr] on 249 screens which is best in USA and Middle East.
On the other hand, Nagesh Kukunoor’s “Dhanak” has met with some of sensational reviews and has improved over the weekend earning (Fri 29 lacs, Sat 68 lacs, Sun 92 lacs)Rs 1.89 cr in India while collection Rs 12 lacs in Pakistan, 16 lacs in UAE-GCC and Rs 4.7 lacs in Singapore
– Ketan Gupta