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‘Gunday’ hits bullseye, earns over Rs.40 crore in opening weekend

gunday 'Gunday', which released on Friday (February 14) has collected Rs.43.93 crore.
Written by Sarika Sharma | New Delhi | Posted: February 17, 2014 6:10 pm | Updated: February 17, 2014 6:12 pm

Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra’s latest movie ‘Gunday’ has hit a bullseye at the box office and collected over Rs.40 crore in its opening weekend. ‘Gunday‘, which released on Friday (February 14) has minted Rs.43.93 crore.

Tweeting the box office report card of the movie, film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh said the movie is expected to do well over in the next few days and the next weekend too.  “#Gunday Fri 16.12 cr, Sat 12.63 cr, Sun 15.18 cr. Total: ₹ 43.93 cr nett. India biz only. Excellent!

Despite poor to average reviews, the movie has managed to pull crowds to the theatres. According to reports, theatres have had 80 per cent occupancy and is likely to go up this week too. (Pics: Bollywood biggies at Gunday screening)

The songs – Tuney Maari Entriyaan, ‘Asalam-e-Ishqum’ seem to have pulled the crowds to theatres. Plus bromance genre, which has not been seen for a while on the big screen, has also done wonders for the movie. Fans have loved the onscreen and offscreen chemistry between Ranveer and Arjun.

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who had watched ‘Gunday’s special screening a day before its release had also praised the movie and termed it “an adrenaline-packed movie”.

“Gunday”, made on an approximate budget of Rs.50 crore, was reportedly released at over 2,000 screens across India.

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