Tiger Zinda Hai: Salman and Katrina-starrer enters Rs 300 crore club
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif-starrer ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ took a flying start at the box office. The film has turned out to be the highest grossing Bollywood film of the year 2017.
At the end of its second week, the movie collected Rs 291.54 crore which is amazing. Well, in its third week too it is going quite strong and on its third Saturday, the movie has entered the Rs 300 crore club. The Ali Abbas Zafar directorial collected Rs 5.50 crore yesterday, taking the till date total collection to Rs 300.54 crore.
‘TZH’ is also doing very well overseas and in 15 days, the total worldwide collection of the film is Rs 487 crore. It will surely reach Rs 500 crore worldwide soon.
The movie has a few more days to have a good collection as on January 12, 2018 many films are hitting the screens which might take away the screens from ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’. (Also Read: Tiger Zinda Hai movie review: Tiger is back with a lot of swag in this massy entertainer)
Real 'Soorma' Sandeep Singh gets candid about his biopic
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Box office Report: Diljit Dosanjh's 'Soorma' does a decent business in its first week
These days its raining biopics in Bollywood. After Rajkumar Hirani‘s Sanjay Dutt biopic ‘Sanju’, last week we saw Hockey player Sandeep Singh’s biopic ‘Soorma’ featuring singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh in the lead role.
Directed by Shaad Ali, the movie had minted around Rs 19.61 crores approx till yesterday, at the domestic box office. According to a report in Box Office India, the first-week collection of the film is around 20.50 crore nett approx. So overall the film has done a decent business in its first week.
Talking about the upcoming week, the film’s business at the box office will be affected as Shashank Khaitan’s romantic-drama ‘Dhadak’ starring Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter which released today.
Now it has to be seen if ‘Soorma’ will manage to rake in more money and run smoothly for another week since it has lost screens at the ticket window.
‘Soorma’ is based on the life of a hockey legend Sandeep Singh, who was accidentally shot with a bullet and was paralyzed for 2 complete years. However, his determination and love for the game brought him back and later he went on to win several medals for our country.
Diljit Dosanjh has been lauded by the critics as well as the audience for his portrayal of Sandeep Singh in ‘Soorma’. Also featuring Taapsee Pannu and Angad Bedi in significant roles, ‘Soorma’ received mixed reviews from the critics.
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Diljit Dosanjh's 'Soorma' inches closer to the 20 crore mark at the box office
Shaad Ali’s recently released film ‘Soorma’ has collected a total of Rs 19.61 crores at the domestic box office and will end its first week with a healthy number of 20 crores. The film which is inspired by hockey legend Sandeep Singh’s story collected 1.77 crores on Wednesday.
Based on the life journey of Hockey Player Sandeep Singh, ‘Soorma’ is garnering immense love and appreciation from the audience and critics alike. The inspirational film has got a ‘U’ certificate and has been cleared by the Pakistani censor board and Kuwait censor board too.
The film is witnessing footfalls by kids and family in larger numbers at the theatres. ‘Soorma’ is an inspiring true story of the human spirit, about a player, who made headlines for his miraculous comeback after an unfortunate accident.
The film has garnered rave reviews from Bollywood celebrities and critics. It is a lesser known fact that, Sandeep Singh has been hailed as one of the world’s most dangerous drag-flickers of all time with drag speeds of over 145 km/hr which led to his nickname, ‘Flicker Singh’.
Sandeep Singh’s inspiring story has had the makers keen to bring his life on the silver screen. ‘Soorma’ will feature Diljit Dosanjh essaying the role of Sandeep Singh alongside Taapsee Pannu and Angad Bedi in pivotal roles.
Produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions, Chitrangda Singh, and Deepak Singh, ‘Soorma’ is written & directed by Shaad Ali. The film has released on 13th July, 2018 and is running with a positive word of mouth at the box office.