Barfi! mints Rs 100 cr worldwide in 10 days
After becoming India's official entry to Oscars, Ranbir Kapoor's Barfi! has achieved another milestone. The Ranbir-Priyanka starrer has garnered Rs 100 cr worldwide in 10 days. The film opened to a huge critical reception.Vote: Is Barfi the right choice for Oscars?bollywood Updated: Sep 25, 2012 16:44 IST
After becoming India's official entry to Oscars, Ranbir Kapoor's Barfi! has achieved another milestone. The Ranbir-Priyanka starrer has garnered Rs 100 cr worldwide in 10 days.
"Barfi has grossed 100 cr worldwide in 10 days," tweeted trade expert Taran Adarsh.
The film that opened to a huge critical reception has performed exceptionally well at the box office. "Barfi [2nd Week] Mon 3.25 cr. Grand total: 79.45 cr nett. Fabulous!" says Adarsh.
The film's overseas collections are also impressive. "Barfi total after 2nd Weekend New Zealand NZ$ 52,394 [Rs 22.96 lacs]." Adarsh's another tweet read.
"Barfi collected Rs 17.1 cr nett in Wknd 2, taking the 10-day total to Rs 75.7 cr nett. Breakup:- Fri 4.1 cr, Sat 6 cr, Sun 7 cr. Superb!" Adarsh had earlier shared the 10-day collection of the movie.
"Barfi had a super-strong Weekend 2. It got affected, albeit slightly, on Fri due to Heroine, but gathered steam on Sat and Sun." said Adarsh.
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First Published: Sep 25, 2012 13:54 IST