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01-27-2010, 07:11 PM #1
Salman's VEER grosses 41 crores in its opening weekend
Eros International announced that Salman Khan starrer - VEER in its opening weekend, has had gross collections of Rs. 41 crores worldwide at the box office. VEER did a first weekend business of Rs. 32 crores (Rs. 19.50 crores net) in India with Rs. 9 crores coming in from overseas. Salman's last hit WANTED netted Rs. 17.25 crores for the same period.
An Anil Sharma film, VEER, starring Salman Khan, Mithun Chakraborty, Jackie Shroff and debutant Zarine Khan released across cinemas worldwide on 22nd January 2010. The film released with 1,300 prints & digital cinemas all over India and 236 prints overseas.
CHECK OUT: Salman became a VEER because of Katrina!
A lot has been written about how angry Katrina is about the fact that she is not a part of Salman Khan's upcoming VEER and that she is quite irritated with the publicity seeking acts of the team via her look-alike Zarine Khan. However, what we are about to disclose will make all the gossip mongers hide under the carpet and those hoping for a Salman-Katrina split, highly disappointed!
Well, VEER happened because of Katrina and this fact was disclosed by none other than the director of the film Anil Sharma. Not many will remember that Katrina Kaif made a small guest appearance in Anil Sharma's three Deol starrer, APNE, and her relationship with Anil goes way back to those days. In fact it was Katrina who introduced Salman to Anil as she wanted them to work together.
A spectacular treat for Salman fans, VEER has emerged a high grosser in circuits like Rajasthan, Delhi/UP, Bihar, Gujarat etc. with the single screens doing good business over the weekend, which again demonstrates Salman Khan's power to connect with the masses.
Nandu Ahuja, SVP, India Distribution, Eros International Media Ltd said, "Audience reactions to VEER have been extremely heartening. With Salman's huge fan base in India and overseas, we were confident that VEER would be a huge draw. With the opening weekend followed by the Republic Day holiday teamed with Salman's star power, we are looking forward to the film's positive run at the box office".
The movie is distributed globally by Eros International.
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