OUATIMD collects Rs 11 crore from paid previews, defeats Chennai Express

  • Sonakshi Sinha

    Sonakshi Sinha is seen romancing both Akshay Kumar and Imran Khan in the film Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Again.

  • Akshay Kumar

    Akshay Kumar is playing a don but he has clearly said that the character is not based on Dawood Ibrahim and is truly fictional.

  • Sonakshi Sinha

    Sonakshi Sinha is playing a successful actress in the film.

  • Imran Khan

    Imran Khan is playing a rising gangster in the film Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Again.

  • ouatim

    The film is based on the lives of two underworld dons.

  • once upon a time in mumbaai

    The film is directed by Milan Luthria.

Bollywood seems to be in a festive mood. 

Even as last week release Chennai Express continues to earn huge at the ticket windows, Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Imran Khan-starrer Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobaara has opened to approximately 85-90% occupancy.

The Milan Luthria's directorial venture was released at around 2500 screens registering a record collection from paid previews at Rs 11 crore, Taran Adarsh and Komal Natha said. Balaji Motion Pictures, however, claims the paid previews collections stood at Rs 14.2 crore.

Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Chennai Express earned Rs 6.75 crore from paid previews beating the paid preview collections of 3 Idiots (Rs 2.75 crore). Interestingly, Chennai Express was screened in 3500 theatres while OUATIMD was released in around 2500 theatres.

Will the film sustain interest of the public? That remains to be seen.

(With inputs from Dibyajyoti Baksi)


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