Dhanush bollywood entry has turned wonderful 'Raanjhanaa' has had a dream run of 68 crore net worldwide. Winning hearts all over the Eros International Media Limited (Eros International), movie in its opening weekend netted a NBOC (Net Box office collections) of Rs. 20.08 crore in India and held strong through the week and closed at an impressive Rs. 34.98 crore (NBOC) for week one. The second weekend was equally impressive garnering a collection of Rs. 10.70 crore (NBOC)
The film has so far grossed a total of Rs. 59.50 crore (Net collection Rs. 45.68 crore) and overseas Rs. 9 crore in 10 days.
Produced and distributed by Eros International worldwide, Raanjhanaa released across 1400 screens in India and 220 plus screens overseas.
Ambikapathy, the Tamil version of the film released across 300 screens in India last Friday and has grossed an impressive Rs. 2.95 crore at the box office during the opening weekend with a net collection of Rs. 2.05 crore.
Speaking on its successful run, Nandu Ahuja, Sr. VP, Distribution, Eros International Media Limited, "This beautiful small town love saga with exemplary performances by its lead actors has won the hearts of audiences. The tremendous response has been very encouraging with both single screens and multiplexes indicating good box office results. The footfall on Monday was higher than the Friday of the opening weekend. Tuesday's numbers surpassed Monday's clearly indicating its increased acceptance with audiences. It is noteworthy that the second weekend collections are more than 50% of the first weekend. With the fabulous word of mouth, we are looking at the film continuing its rock steady performance through its run".
Commenting on the overseas success, Pranab Kapadia, President- Marketing and Distribution, Eros International Plc, "Raanjhanaa has done equally well in the overseas markets. The chemistry of Dhanush and Sonam combined with compelling screenplay and soulful music is a winning combination. With the film holding up so well in its second week too, we expect the film to continue entertaining audiences and enjoy a good run at the box office."
Raanjhanaa stars National Award winning south actor Dhanush and Sonam Kapoor in lead roles and is directed by Aanand L Rai. Music of the film is composed by Oscar winning musician A. R Rahman.