Life of Pi 2012’s highest Hollywood grosser in India
New Delhi, January 08, 2013
First Published: 20:18 IST(8/1/2013)
Last Updated: 11:52 IST(9/1/2013)
Oscar-award winning filmmaker Ang Lee’s Life of Pi has become the highest Hollywood grosser of 2012 in India.
Ang Lee's adaptation of Yann Martel's novel Life of Pi is here and it's certainly one of the most-talked about films. Here's a look at what the film is about.
A big screen adaptation of Canadian author Yann Martel’s Booker prize-winning novel of the same name, the film — that released here in in 2D and 3D in English, Hindi, Tamil and
Telugu — grossed Rs. 85 crore with Rs. 60 crore net, and is still running, according to a statement by its distributors.
The film has also become the third highest Hollywood grosser of all time here beating The Amazing Spider-Man and The Avengers. The top two spots are being held by Avatar, currently at Rs. 142 crore gross and 2012 at Rs. 90 crore gross respectively.