Ranbir-Deepika effect, Tamasha earns Rs 38 crore over weekend
Deepika Padukone has again worked as Ranbir Kapoor’s lucky charm. Ranbir, who had a series of flops on the box office (Besharam, Roy and Bombay Velvet) is back in the game with Tamasha earning Rs 38.03 crore over the first weekend. Ranbir’s last hit was Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) opposite Deepika.
Former girlfriend Deepika Padukone seems to be the lucky charm for Ranbir Kapoor. Ranbir, who had a series of flops on the box office for the last two years (Besharam, Roy and Bombay Velvet). The actor is back in the numbers’ game with Tamasha earning Rs 38.03 crore over the first weekend. Ranbir’s last hit was Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) opposite Deepika.
With an estimated budget of Rs 60 crore and no big ticket releases till December 18 (when Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol-starrer Dilwale and Deepika Padukone-Ranveer Singh-Priyanka Chopra-starrer Bajirao Mastani hit theatres), Tamasha is set for an impressive collection at the ticket windows.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted on Monday, “#Tamasha has a strong weekend. Fri 10.94 cr, Sat 13.17 cr, Sun 14.12 cr. Total: ? 38.23 cr. India biz.”
The film saw a steady rise in the box office collections over the weekend: While opening day earnings amounted to Rs.10.87 crore, Tamasha collected Rs.13.17 crore on day two, a statement from the filmmakers said. The film further saw a rise on Sunday, collecting Rs 14.12 crore.
Apart from the domestic earnings, the estimated overseas gross box office collection figure for Tamasha was Rs 23 crore till Sunday night, according to a tweet by the analyst. The film released in India across 2100 screens and had 571 screens overseas.
Presented by UTV Motion pictures and Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment, Tamasha is produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. The film released on Friday, November 27.
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Tamasha narrates a story of internal conflict. It is about two individuals, who meet while on a holiday and decide to make-pretend during the trip, but problems erupt when they return to their real life. Largely, the movie is the love saga of a storyteller who finds himself again with the help of the girl he loves.
Deepika Padukone, who is riding high on both critical acclaim and box office success (Piku and Happy New Year) is all set for yet another grand release this December with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani on December 18.
(With IANS inputs)