‘Grand Masti’ crosses 100 crore mark

Grand Masti’ has finally joined the 100 crore club. Nobody expected that the movie will such do a grand business at the box-office but it turned round the table. Trade analyst informed that it is the ‘first adult film to attain the status”.

"And it's a century... 'Grand Masti' crosses Rs.100 crore net mark in India. First 'Adults' film to attain this status," tweeted trade analyst Taran Adarsh.

Aftab Shivadasani, one of the lead protagonists of the film took to twitter to express this great news and his happiness. He tweeted, "Grand Masti", tweeted: "And history is made - the first adult film to make Rs.100 crores! Feeling elated to be a part of history! Thank you all."

Indra Kumar’s adult comedy released on 13 September features Vivek Oberoi, Aftab Shidasani, Riteish Deshmukh in the leading role with bunch of new actresses Sonalee Kulkarni, Kainaat Arora, Maryam Zakaria, Manjari Phadnis, Karishma Tanna and Bruna Abdullah opposite them was highly criticized by critics for it’s adult content but welcomed by the audience.

Co-produced by Ashok Thakeria and Indra Kumar and presented by Bharat Shah and distributed by Eros International Worldwide, ‘Grand Masti’ made 26 crores in just 2 days, 40.50 crore in the first weekend and in the third week the film entered into 100 crore club.

High thrilled by the film’s collection, Bharat Shah told IANS: "It's very good".

When Shah was asked whether the Indian audience has finally started accepting sex comedies, he said: "Yes, definitely. The credit goes to the director and producers of the movie and also to the cast."

Made on a budget of 36 crore, ‘Grand Masti’ is the fourth film this year to cross 100 crore mark. Before this ‘Çhennai Express’, ‘Ýeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’, ‘Race 2’ made more than 100 crore business.