Adult comedy film "Chashme Baddoor" has fared well in the opening weekend at the overseas box office.
The business of the film was excellent in UAE and Pakistan, while the US reported decent collections. In the rest of markets, the film witnessed a surge in collections but was not up to the mark.
"#ChashmeBaddoor *opening weekend* UK £ 50,831 [Rs 42.63 lacs] ... USA $ 1,48,194 [₹80.88 lacs] ... UAE AED 849,000 [₹1.26 cr]," trade analyst and film critic Taran Adarsh tweeted.
"#ChashmeBaddoor *opng wknd* Pakistan PKR 1.20 cr [₹66.67 lacs] ... Australia A$ 32,013 [₹18.16 lacs] ... NZ NZ$ 13,128 [₹6.05 lacs]."
The opening weekend collection of the film is ₹3.5 crore. In India, the David Dhawan's directorial had a superb first weekend and collected approximately ₹19.20 crore. Its business was high in every circuit in the country.
The worldwide total of the film stands at ₹22.7 crore. Within three days the low-budget film has earned more than the total production. The total cost of the film including print and advertising costs totals to ₹20 crore.
"Chashme Baddoor" features Ali Zafar, Siddharth, Taapsee Pannu and Divyendu Sharma in the lead roles, while Rishi Kapoor, Anupam Kher Lilette Dubey and Bharti Achrekar play supporting roles.
Meanwhile, Gauri Shinde's directorial film "English Vinglish" starring Sridevi was released in Hong Kong and Germany. The film was highly appreciated by critics and audience and received tremendous response when it was released last year.
"English Vinglish" is running in its third week in Hong Kong and it raked in a total of ₹67.46 lakh ($ 1, 23,641) till now.