Life of Pi 2012’s highest Hollywood grosser in India

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Oscar-award winning filmmaker Ang Lee’s Life of Pi has become the highest Hollywood grosser of 2012 in India.

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.

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