Box-Office Report: Vicky Kaushal’s ‘Uri’ mints this much on its first weekend


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Vicky Kaushal and Yami Gautam starrer ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’, that is based on the surgical strike led by the Indian army against Pakistan as a retaliation for the 2016 Uri attack, has emerged a winner at the box office. The storyline has tugged at the heartstrings of Indians and they are flocking to the theatres close to their homes to watch the war drama.

After making a collection of Rs. 8.20 crores on its opening day, the film showed a growth of around 40% on its second day. It managed to collect around Rs. 12.43 crores on Saturday. On Sunday, it surged to a new high with a collection of Rs. 15.10 crores making it a winner with the total weekend collection now standing at around Rs. 35.73 crores.

The josh is quite high as ‘Uri’, that features Vicky Kaushal in the role of Major Vihaan Singh Shergill, is rushing forward to mint money at the box-office at a steady pace. The movie also features Yami Gautam, Paresh Rawal and debutant Mohit Raina in pivotal roles.

Vicky Kaushal, who is depicting the role of a soldier, has been garnering a lot of appreciation for his acting chops ever since he debuted in ‘Masaan‘ . The actor has been growing from strength to strength with each film. He will next be seen in Karan Johar‘s period drama ‘Takht’ that also features Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor, Janhvi Kapoor and others.

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