Kangana Ranaut and R Madhavan starrer "Tanu Weds Manu Returns" (TWMR) has made a total gross income of ₹200 crore and now the movie is all set to take it net income to double century mark.
"Tanu Weds Manu Returns", which is the biggest grosser of 2015, has earned more than ₹150 crore so far from the worldwide box office. The domestic net earnings of Aanand L Rai's directorial film after 15 days stands at approximately ₹120 crore, while the overseas box office income till 31 May stands at ₹36.24 crore.
The worldwide net box office collection of the film has crossed over ₹155 mark. If added the latest overseas total, the worldwide total would be more than ₹165 crore.
The box office collection of "Tanu Weds Manu Returns" continues to grow even in its third week and the total collection is now heading towards the ₹200 crore mark.
"#TanuWedsManuReturns refuses to slow down [Week 3] Fri 2.70 cr. Grand total: ₹ 119.43 cr. India biz. BLOCKBUSTER," trade analyst Taran Adarsh added.
According to a box office trade portal, "TWMR" is looking for a worldwide business of ₹225 crore. The film is doing extraordinary well in India and in the overseas market.
As of now, "2 States" holds the record of highest grosser worldwide for films with limited budget of less than ₹50 crore and now "TWMR" is looking to break the record, Boxofficeindia reported.
Meanwhile, elated with the fabulous response, the director said that nothing can be more encouraging than this.
"Nothing can be bigger and more encouraging than this for a filmmaker. I'd like to thank everyone for accepting the film with so much warmth," Aanand L Rai told IANS.
Nandu Ahuja, senior vice president, India Theatrical, Eros International Media Limited, said that "TWMR" success is moviegoers win too.
"'Tanu Weds Manu Returns' is not just our film anymore, it now belongs to the audiences. After a long time viewers are enjoying a real entertainer and we are witnessing families flocking to cinemas and also repeat viewings. The success of films like TWMR reiterates our audiences' appetite for content driven entertaining cinema," Ahuja said.