Trade sources pegged the opening day figures at Rs 18.50 crore and the collection by Sunday evening at Rs51.75 crores
Aanand L Rai’s big-budget production “Zero” has made close to Rs52 crores in its opening weekend, according to trade sources. The romantic comedy, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif, was released on December 21.
Trade sources pegged the opening day figures at Rs 18.50 crore and the collection by Sunday evening at Rs51.75 crores. The film reportedly opened on more than 4,000 screens in India and 1,500 screens overseas. According to Box Office India, the film’s global collections are approximately Rs100 crores.
Produced by Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment and Rai’s Colour Yellow Productions, “Zero” follows the high-spirited and vertically challenged Bauua, who abandons his bride-to-be, a NASA scientist with cerebral palsy (Sharma), for a chance to meet superstar Babita (Kaif). The story and screenplay are by Himanshu Sharma and music by Ajay-Atul.
“Zero” had some minor competition in the form of the Hindu dubbed version of Prashanth Neel’s Kannada action film “KGF.´The Yash-starrer earned Rs8.5 crores on its opening weekend, according to trade estimates. The total collections are an approximate Rs59.61 crores, reported The Indian Express.
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