Gunday collects 40 Crore opening weekend


Gunday, the adrenaline packed action thriller with a promising first half in the story managed to collect whopping 43.93 crore opening weekend. The number is likely to go up in the next few days and the second weekend, analyse the experts. This Arjun Kapoor- Ranveer Singh – Priyanka Chopra action plot based on real happenings in Kolkata attracted the audience first with its promising trailers, songs and the camaraderie of the leading men in all the TV shows.

Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh in Gunday

Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the film released on Valentines Day, drawing huge turnout. The viewers, however were a little disapointed as the movie did not match the heights of promotions. However, the movie continues to perform decently thanks to more greater reasons. The acting skills of Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh were well applauded in the film.

Talking about the same, Gautam Dutta, the CEO of PVR Cinemas said – “It is one of the much awaited films. The response is very good. The occupancy (over three days)was about 80 percent. The songs, genre and young actors with Priyanka..everything is well taken up”

Approximately 50 Crore rupees were spent on the film pre release promotion, and hit over 2000 screens across India.

The song “Tune maari entry yaar” has become a huge hit with the young crowd. Priyanka’s glamour as a cabaret dancer and the rustic treatment to the characters of Arjun and Ranveer were connectable. The Yash Raj Films offing is promises a one time watch.


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