Uri box office: Vicky Kaushal’s film beats Raazi, Stree and Badhaai Ho, makes Rs 70 crore in a week

As Uri box office collection stands at Rs 70 crore after its first week, the Vicky Kaushal film has emerged as the first big hit of 2019. Check out how it has fared through the week.
Uri box office collection has been stronger than breakout hits of 2018 such as Raazi and Badhaai Ho.
Uri box office collection has been stronger than breakout hits of 2018 such as Raazi and Badhaai Ho.
Updated on Jan 18, 2019 05:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Actor Vicky Kaushal’s biggest solo hit, Uri is roaring at the box office. The film has made Rs 70.94 crore in seven days, something that even the biggest hits of 2018 like Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, Raazi and Stree weren’t able to do.

Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted Uri box office collection for the first week on Friday. “#UriTheSurgicalStrike emerges a big favourite at the ticket windows... Crosses Rs 70 cr... FIRST SUPER-HIT of 2019... Fri 8.20 cr, Sat 12.43 cr, Sun 15.10 cr, Mon 10.51 cr, Tue 9.57 cr, Wed 7.73 cr, Thu 7.40 cr. Total: Rs 70.94 cr. India biz. #Uri #HowsTheJosh,” he wrote in a tweet.


Taran also mentioned how much a few of 2018’s movies did on comparison. “ #UriTheSurgicalStrike hits the jackpot... Collects higher than #SKTKS, #Raazi, #Stree and #BadhaaiHo in Week 1...

#SKTKS Rs 45.94 cr

#Raazi Rs 56.59 cr

#Stree Rs 60.39 cr

#BadhaaiHo Rs 66.10 cr [8 days; released on Thu]

#UriTheSurgicalStrike Rs 70.94 cr India biz,” he wrote.

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Uri , which was released last Friday, is a movie based on surgical strikes conducted by the Indian Army Special Forces in September 2016. Kaushal is playing the lead role the film. When asked in an interview if he would want to do more movies based on the Army, Kaushal said: “I would love to grab every opportunity where I get to wear the Army uniform and I would love to do it again.”

The film also stars Yami Gautam. The film minted Rs. 8.20 crore on the first day of its release, on Saturday the film earned Rs. 12.43 crore and on Sunday it made around Rs. 15.10 crore.The movie, which is being produced by Ronnie Screwvala, also features Kirti Kulhari and Mohit Raina in pivotal roles.

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