Tanu Wed Manu Returns: First, fastest film to hit 100 crore in 2015

  • Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jun 02, 2015 18:33 IST

The latest Bollywood blockbuster, Tanu Weds Manu Returns, has become the first film to cross 100 crores in 2015. The film has earned Rs 165 crore worldwide so far. It has grossed over Rs 129 crore in India (net collection: Rs 103.47 crore) and Rs 36 crore overseas since its release on 22nd May 2015.

The Kangana Ranaut-Madhavan-starrer continues to enjoy a dream run at the box office with second-week numbers showing an upward trend. The film, directed by Aanand L Rai, had an opening weekend collection of Rs. 38.10 crores in India.

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The cash counters continued to ring in the second weekend too, with total earnings worth Rs. 28.25 crores at domestic ticket windows. The film crossed the 100 crore mark in India on Monday, when it collected Rs. 5.10 crores.

The film was released across 2200 screens in India and 350 screens overseas.

Made on an estimated budget of Rs. 30 crore (including advertising costs), the family entertainer has also become the fastest past the 100 crore mark worldwide, a record for a Hindi movie.

Speaking about the exceptional reactions, Aanand L. Rai, "Nothing can be bigger and more encouraging than this for a filmmaker. I’d like to thank everyone for accepting the film with so much warmth."

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