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Sachin Tendulkar hits a sixer at box office, his biographical drama earns Rs 8.4 crore on day one

Sachin A Billion Dreams, a biographical docu-drama on cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, made an impressive opening performance at the box office.

bollywood Updated: May 27, 2017 15:44 IST
HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
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Sachin tendulkar plays himself in Sachin A Billion Dreams, a biographical docu-drama on the cricketer.

After conquering cricket, Sachin Tendulkar is all set to rule the box-office with his biopic ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted on Saturday morning, “Considering it’s a docu-drama, #SachinABillionDreams opens IMPRESSIVELY... Fri Rs 8.40 cr. India biz [Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, English]”

The film did well in Mumbai circuits, especially Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Kolkata.

Tendulkar’s biopic has released in 2,400 screens in India and 400 screens overseas.

Meanwhile, Johnny Depp-starrer ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazars Revenge’ also opened to a decent occupancy of around 20-25%.

(With ANI inputs).

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First Published: May 27, 2017 14:31 IST