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BO report: At Rs. 50 crore, Main Tera Hero inching close to Queen's record

Hindustan Times   April 15, 2014
First Published: 18:49 IST(15/4/2014) | Last Updated: 18:55 IST(15/4/2014)

Varun Dhawana-Nargis Fakhri-Ileana D'Cruz-starrer Main Tera Hero is steadily inching towards Rs. 50-crore benchmark on the ticket windows.

After making around Rs. 38.48 crore in the first week, this David Dhawan directorial venture continued to earn money at the box office. 
Meanwhile, Kangana Ranaut-starrer Queen, which released on March 7, continues to run across the country. The Vikas Bahl-directorial venture has garnered Rs. 60 crore on the ticket windows.
In March and April, these two have been the biggest grosser.
Queen was made on an estimated budget of Rs. 12.5 crore. Main Tera Hero, on the other hand, had an estimated budget of Rs. 40 crore.
The second week earnings of Main Tera Hero stands at Rs. 7.50 crore, making a total collection of Rs. 45.98 crore in two weeks of the release.
The film made opening collections of Rs. 6.60 crore and further picked up business through the weekend with Rs. 8.03 crore and 8.10 crore on Saturday and Sunday.
The 3D animated musical adventure-comedy film Rio 2 opened to good start, earning Rs. 4 crore in the opening weekend.
Amitabh Bachchan-Parth Bhalero-starrer Bhoothnath Returns, which hit the theatres last Friday, earned Rs. 18.02 crore over the weekend.

(Figures: Taran Adarsh)

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