Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone's "Tamasha" has done decent business at the Indian box office on Saturday, taking its two-day domestic business beyond the mark of Rs 20 crore nett.
"Tamasha" released in 2,100 cinema halls across the country on Friday and opened to decent response everywhere. The film collected Rs 10.87 crore at the Indian box office on the first day. It received mixed response from the audience, but most of them seemed impressed with the film's interesting story and concept.
The word-of-mouth took the business of "Tamasha" upwards on Saturday. The movie received fantastic response in metro cities, where it registered an average of 80% occupancy in both single screens and multiplexes. The film recorded an average of over 60% footfall in multiplexes in urban centres.
The makers, who are still busy compiling the figures, are yet to make an official announcement of the film's business on Saturday. But if we are to go by early estimates, "Tamasha" has collected approximately Rs 13.17 crore nett at the Indian box office, taking its two-domestic total collection to Rs 24.04 crore nett. Its gross collection stands approximately at Rs 32 crore in the country.
Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#Tamasha stays strong at plexes/metros. Witnesses 21% growth. Fri 10.87 cr, Sat 13.17 cr. Total: ₹ 24.04 cr. India biz."
"Tamasha" has also showed a decent jump in the key international markets, grossing approximately Rs 22 crore at the overseas box office in two days. Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#Tamasha - Overseas - Till Sat: $ 2.8 mn [₹ 18.71 cr]... Key markets: USA-Canada $ 1.13 mn, UAE-GCC $ 731k, Pakistan $ 295k, UK $ 285k."
"Tamasha" has beaten the two-day international record of Ranbir's biggest opener and highest-grossing movie "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" (YJHD), which raked in $2.6 million (Rs 14.71 crore) over the same period.
#YJHD Fri-Sat Overseas total: $ 2.6 million [Rs 14.71 cr].
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 2, 2013
"Tamasha" has collected a total of Rs 50.71 crore at the worldwide box office in two days. As per early trends, the movie has shown a big leap on Sunday and is expected to do pretty well on its third day.