Ghanchakkar earns over Rs. 22 crore on first weekend
New Delhi, July 01, 2013
First Published: 13:32 IST(1/7/2013)
Last Updated: 13:58 IST(1/7/2013)
Despite receiving flak from critics on the day of its release, Ghanchakkar has managed to earn Rs 22.3 crore at box office across the first weekend of its release. The Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan-starrer film opened to a slow start, earning Rs. 7.2 crore on Friday.
Emraan Hashmi and Vidya Balan earlier featured together in The Dirty Picture. Ghanchakkar is their second venture together. (Photo courtesy: Facebook)
remained almost similar on Saturday and Sunday when Ghanchakkar averaged Rs. 7.3 crore Rs. 7.8 crore respectively.
Overseas, too the collections were decent. Ghanchakkar earned NZ$ 7,821 (Rs 3.60 lakhs) in New Zealand and Australia collections averaged at A$ 27,979 (Rs 15.23 lakhs). The movie earned £ 58,413 (Rs 52.90 lakhs) while USA-Canada collections averaged at $ 52,800 (Rs 31.43 lakhs) from 89 screens on Friday.
(Figures: Taran Adarsh/Twitter)