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Akshay's 'Holiday' mints Rs 68.63 in one week, follows Salman Khan's 'Jai Ho'

India TV Entertainment Desk 14 Jun 2014, 8:01:32 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk
New Delhi: Akshay Kumar-Sonakshi Sinha starrer ‘Holiday-A Soldier Is Never Off Duty' had a superb week at box office, minting Rs 68.63 cr nett in India.

“Holiday Fri 12.08 cr, Sat 12.46 cr, Sun 16.85 cr, Mon 8.11 cr, Tue 7.10 cr, Wed 6.31 cr, Thu 5.74 cr. Total: Rs 68.63 cr nett. India biz”, tweets trade analyst and film critic Taran Adarsh.

With this, the flick has left behind Ranveer-Arjun-Priyanka starrer ‘Gunday' which was at the second position with Rs 63.08 cr nett collection in India in one week. The A.R. Murugadoss's ‘Holiday' is now following ‘Jai Ho', which stands tall with the business of Rs 88.78 cr in a week. The momentum it is carrying, it looks possible to surpass Salman Khan starrer but we have to wait for that.

With good review and positive word of mouth, the flick has made an impeccable impression on movie goers not only in India but at overseas too, particularly in UAE-GCC and neighborhood nation Pakistan.

“Holiday Overseas total - Week 1: $ 2.853 million [Rs 17.01 cr]. Has performed best in UAE-GCC and Pakistan”, confirms Adarsh.

Released in over 3500 screen, its worldwide collection goes to Rs 85.73 cr for one week and is still counting.

Filmistaan, starring Sharib Hashmi and Inaamulhaq, enjoyed a decent week doing Rs 4.91 cr business in India.

“Filmistaan Fri 51 lacs, Sat 1.04 cr, Sun 1.26 cr, Mon 54 lacs, Tue 56 lacs, Wed 51 lacs, Thu 49 lacs. Total: Rs 4.91 cr nett. India biz”, writes Adarsh.

Two weeks old Citylights starring Rajkumar Rao and Patralekha continued to make footfalls in theatres and made Rs 7.94 cr.

“Citylights Wknd 2 80 lacs, Mon 8.1 lacs, Tue 8.9 lacs, Wed 8.4 lacs, Thu 8.3 lacs. Grand total: Rs 7.94 cr nett. India biz”, tweets Adarsh.

Tiger Shroff's Heropanti is already a clear hit and by the end of week two it earned Rs 52.92 cr. “Heropanti [Week 3] Fri 27 lacs, Sat 36 lacs, Sun 58 lacs, Mon 26 lacs, Tue 25 lacs, Wed 22 lacs, Thu 23 lacs. Grand total: Rs 52.92 cr nett”, writes trade analyst.