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Tintin breaks records in India

Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg’s latest outing, Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, has become the highest grossing animated film in India.

hollywood Updated: Dec 11, 2011 01:04 IST
Hindustan Times

Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg’s latest outing, Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, has become the highest grossing animated film in India.



In its fourth week in theatres, the film grossed a total of Rs 25.44 crore. It had earlier achieved the highest opening of all time for an animated film with Rs 7.35 crore when it released on November 11 with 351 prints in both English and Hindi.



Kercy Daruwala, of Sony Pictures India, says, “The film has been bolstered by strong word-of-mouth and we expect it to play for several more weeks. It is bringing in a lot of bulk bookings and repeat audiences.”

First Published: Dec 10, 2011 19:20 IST