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Ranveer, Vaani’s Befikre opens big, earns Rs 10.36 cr on opening day

Befikre is about two carefree youngsters, played by Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor, who meet in Paris and start casually dating each other.

bollywood Updated: Dec 12, 2016 07:30 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Ranveer Singh,Befikre,Vaani Kapoor
Befikre has been extensively shot in Paris.

Deep pocket producers of Bollywood know how to recover money pumped into a product. Yash Raj Films made sure that their latest film Befikre, starring Ranveer Singh and Vani Kapoor, also the directorial comeback of its chief Aditya Chopra, gets a wide release. That was the first step towards getting a fat return on its investment of approximately Rs 70 crore.

It seems the gamble has paid off. Befikre, which was released on 2100 screens in the domestic market, earned Rs 10.36 crore on its opening day. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the business figures of the film on its first day in theatres.

Befikre is about two carefree youngsters, played by Ranveer and Vaani, who meet in Paris and start dating each other.

Loosely inspired from Hollywood films like Friends With Benefits and No Strings Attached, Befikre was said to be a modern take on the relationship issues of today’s youngsters. However, the film turned into another run-of-the-mill story that focuses more on the glamour quotient than serious paradigm shift in the though process of the younger generation.

First Published: Dec 10, 2016 14:16 IST