Raajneeti grosses Rs 62 crore in opening weekend
It seems Prakash Jha`s political thriller has brought an end to box office drought by grossing about Rs 62 crore (Rs.620 million) worldwide in its opening weekendentertainment Updated: Jun 08, 2010 11:19 IST
The gross box office collections of the film in India is more than Rs.51 crore (Rs.510 million) on 1,900 screens while it has witnessed gross Box Office collections of Rs.10.5 crore on 300 screens overseas.
In lead markets like Britain, US and the Gulf region, the movie has done business worth $315,048, $916,446 and $500,000, respectively.
Inspired by the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Raajneeti takes a behind-the-scenes look at the working of Indian politics and features an ensemble line-up, including the likes of Nana Patekar and Naseeruddin Shah, Ajay Devgn and Manoj Bajpai.
Heart-throbs Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif, along with model-turned-actor Arjun Rampal, also play pivotal roles in the movie.