‘Raanjhanaa’ earns 21 crore in the first weekend

Sonam Kapoor and Dhanush starrer ‘Raanjhanaa’ which opened with a mixed review on Friday has been able to garner a promising first week collection. The film made Rs 21 crore in the opening weekend. It starts off well making 5 crore in the first day and gradually the numbers are rising.

The film’s leading actor Dhanush posted the collection in his twitter account. "RAANJHANAA weekend collections Fri 5.75cr,Sat 6.40cr,Sun 9.10cr.Total:21.25 cr.des numbers prove dat people like d film n dat makes us happy. Earlier film trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted about the film’s collection. #Raanjhanaa witnesses super jump in India. Fri Rs 5.15 cr, Sat Rs 6.25 cr+. Excellent!

The film which was made in bilingual-Hindi and Tamil was released across Tamil Nadu and was highly watched.

“Enthused by the super start of #Raanjhanaa Eros to release its Tamil version #Ambikapatty in 200 screens across Tamil Nadu next Friday”, tweeted Taran Adarsh.

The overseas collection of ‘Raanjhanaa’ was also marvelous, “UK#Raanjhanaa Fri £ 18,890, Sat £ 30,569. Total: £ 49,459 [Rs 45.22 lacs], Taran Adarsh tweeted.

Abhishek Bachchan congratulated both Dhanush and Sonam Kapoor for their performance. Congratulations @dhanushkraja @[email protected]@actorzee what a beautiful film #Raanjhanaa#HarHarMahadev.

Dhanush’s performance was highly applauded by the audience as well as the critics and so is Sonam Kapoor's. Sonam is very happy because her father Anil Kapoor who has been her biggest critic praised her performance. She enacted a teenage girl and Sonam said that she took inspiration from Jaya Bachchan’s ‘Guddi’ to enact the role.

Directed by Anand Rai of ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ fame, the film also stars Abhay Deol in a pivotal role. Dhanush played a UP Brahmin boy and Sonam his ladylove.