English movie Life Of Pi, which released in Hindi,
Telugu and Tamil, has topped the collection chart at the Box Office
in India in the first weekend. The Ang Lee directed movie has sent
down the business of last week's releases like Jab Tak
Hai Jaan (JTHJ) and Son Of Sardar
(SOS) at the domestic collection centres.
Life Of Pi, which hit the screens on November 23,
received a positive reviews from film critics. The film opened to a
good response on Friday and it collected Rs 3.49 crores nett, which
includes its business in previews on Thursday. It showed a big jump
in its business its collection reaching Rs 4.57 cr on Sat and Rs
5.6 cr on Sun. It has collected a total of Rs 13.66 crores nett at
the domestic Box Office in the first weekend.
Ajay Devgn's Son Of Sardar, which was in the second
place in the last weekend, remained in the same spot in the
business chart at the domestic Box Office. But its collection has
dipped by 60% to 70% in the second weekend, when compared to its
first day business. In the second weekend, it has added Rs 11.8
crores to its 13 day total Rs 95.05 crores nett. Its breakup is Rs
3.05 cr on Fri, Rs 3.80 cr on Sat and Rs 4.95 cr on Sun.
Whereas Shahrukh Khan's Jab Tak Hai
Jaan, which had topped the chart last weekend, has fallen to
third spot in the second weekend. This romance drama has dropped by
80% and its second weekend total is not even equal to its first day
collection. It has added Rs 11.03 crores to its 13 day total Rs
109.44 crores nett at the domestic Box Office. Its breakup is Rs
2.75 cr on Fri, Rs 3.62 cr on Sat and Rs 4.66 cr on Sun.