Ranbir Kapoor beats Salman Khan
Ranbir kapoor and Deepika Padukone starrerer ‘Yeh Jawaani hai Deewani’(YJHD) has outshined all the other big starrer movies to become the first movie to achieve Rs. 100 crore club within seven days of its release. Though the critics were expecting a grand opening at the box office for Ayan Mukherji’s YJHD, the actual numbers have been superb and by far exceeded expectations.
movie bagged an impressive business on the first day of its opening by touching
a whooping figure of Rs.19.45 crores. It did a business of Rs.20.16 and Rs.22.5
Saturday and Sunday respective
However, few sources claim ‘Dabangg 2’ to have grossed higher business in its opening weekend, the difference in the numbers are marginal. Also ‘Dabangg 2’ was released on Christmas weekend, making it a festival weekend. YJHD, despite being a non festival weekend opener bagged an impressive business at the box office.
With this, YJHD surpasses weekend collection of other Rs.100 crore club movies like ‘Dabangg 2’, ‘Ek Tha Tiger’, ‘Ra.one’, ‘Bodyguard’, ‘Race 2’ and ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’.
trade analyst Mr. Taran Adarsh on Monday put on tweeter, "#
The overseas business for this movie has also been impressive. In the first two days of its release, UK collection surges to £ 278,618 [Rs 2.39 cr] and New Zealand business for the first two days remained at NZ$ 45,873 [Rs 20.60 lacs]. In US, YJHD was released in 162 theaters on Friday, earning $1.6 mn. With this figure YJHD entered the list of top ten box office earners at 8th position in US. Speaking about this, the ‘New York Post’ box office analyst Paul Dergarabedian expressed his surprise by telling that it was quite unusual for a Bollywood movie to enter top 10 earner movies, though sometimes they do feature in the top 20 or top 25 list.
movie well connects to the young generation and is expected to dominate the
popularity charts in the coming weeks too.