Amrinder Gill's "Angrej" has turned out to be another big Punjabi money at the overseas box office in 2015, but it has failed to beat the 3-day business record of recent hit movie "Sardaar Ji".
Released in 40 screens in the United States on 31 July, "Angrej" collected $158,504 (Rs 1.01 crore) at the US box office in its first weekend. The movie has landed in the third spot, pushing "Baahubali" to the fourth place in the US business chart. But, it has failed to beat the record of the last Punjabi hit film, "Sardaar Ji".
|Movie||Screens||Gross in $||Gross in Rs|
|Sardaar Ji||42||193,711||1.23 crores|
"Angrej" has done fantastic collection in lesser number of screens at the Canada box office in its first weekend. The Punjabi movie has topped the business chart, pushing down "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", "Drishyam" and "Baahubali". But, it has failed to smash the record of "Sardaar Ji".
|Movie||Screens||Gross in US$||Gross in Rs|
|Sardaar Ji||14||228,060||1.45 crores|
The Amrinder Gill-Sargun Mehta-Aditi Sharma starrer has done decent collection at the UK box office in the first weekend, but landed in the third spot in the business chart after "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" and "Drishyam". However, its per-screen average collection is apparently quite low as compared "Sardaar Ji", which had topped the UK business chart in its opening weekend.
|Movie||Screens||Gross in £||Gross in Rs|
|Sardaar Ji||19||106,610||1.07 crore|
The Simerjit Singh directorial has done brilliant business at the Australia box office in its opening weekend. The movie has topped the business chart, beating down "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", "Drishyam" and "Baahubali".
|Movie||Screens||Gross in AU$||Gross in Rs|
|Sardaar Ji||23||353,385||1.72 crore|
"Angrej" has made decent business at the New Zealand box office in the first weekend. The movie beat "Drishyam" and landed in the second place, while "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" topped the collection chart in the country. But, it has failed to shatter the record of "Sardaar Ji".
|Movie||Screens||Gross in NZ$||Gross in Rs|
|Sardaar Ji||8||101,658||44.37 lakh|
Released in 106 screens in key international markets, "Sardaar Ji" has collected approximately US$926,718 (Rs 5.92 crore) at the overseas box office in its opening weekend. The film has been the biggest opener and highest grosser Punjabi movie in its opening weekend in 2015.
On the other hand, "Angrej" has grossed approximately US$597,405 (Rs 3.82 crore) from 80 screens at the overseas box office in its first weekend. Its per-screen average collection stands at US$7467, which is lower than that of "Sardaar Ji", which has raked in an average of US$8742 per screen in the international market.