Sonam Kapoor's "Neerja" continues to draw the audience even though it is running in its fifth week at the box office. The film, which is based on a real life story of flight attendant Neerja Bhanot, has accumulated Rs 74.91 crore in its five-week run.
While the box office run of most of the movies end in four weeks, "Neerja," starring Sonam as Neerja Bhanot, has completed five weeks and it is still minting money from collection centers. "Neerja" has minted Rs 74.91 crore net and now it is all set to cross Rs 75 crore mark.
"#Neerja [Week 5] Fri 24 lacs, Sat 31 lacs, Sun 54 lacs, Mon 21 lacs, Tue 19 lacs, Wed 18 lacs, Thu 17 lacs. Total: ₹ 74.91 cr. India biz," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, adding: "#Neerja is all set to cross ₹ 75 cr mark in India. AWESOME! ..."
"Neerja," helmed by Ram Madhvani, is one of the most successful films of the recent time. The Sonam-starrer is also the second highest grosser of 2016 and is likely to retain that position until a release of big-budget film.
Meanwhile, Himesh Reshammiya starrer "Teraa Surroor" is set to roundup its box office collection at Rs 15 crore. The box office collection of the film has declined drastically and it looks like the new release "Rocky Handsome" might put a halt at its theatrical run.
"#TeraaSurroor [Week 2] Fri 37 lacs, Sat 43 lacs, Sun 66 lacs, Mon 38 lacs, Tue 37 lacs, Wed 32 lacs, Thu 24 lacs. Total: ₹ 14.15 cr," trade analyst Adarsh tweeted.
The collection has gone down drastically, but the film has already made it to the hit zone. The makers have earned the production cost through the sale of music, satellite and other rights.
"The producers have already recovered the film's cost through sale of music, satellite and other rights. I'm equally confident that the audience will thoroughly enjoy this edge of the seat entertainer right from the word go owing to some great performances the pace of the film. I can proudly say that I'm very happy with the product," Bollywood Hungama quoted director Shawn Arranha as saying.
[1 lakh = 100,000 | 1 crore = 10 million | 100 crore = 1 billion]