Mumbai: Anand L Rai directed Hindi film Raanjhanaa
starring Sonam Kapoor in lead, has concluded the
first week with an excellent collection at the Indian Box
Office. Having debuted with superb response, the romantic drama
film, which marks the entry of Tamil actor Dhanush in Bollywood, has topped the
domestic business, beating old releases like Fukrey and
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.
Raanjhanaa was one of the highly-talked about and
most-anticipated Hindi movies of 2013. The movie opened with an
average response with its occupancy ranging between 30% and 35% in
the morning and matinees shows on its first day. It picked up well
in afternoon and evening shows. The film witnessed remarkable
growth in its footfalls on Saturday and Sunday. It collected Rs
20.08 crores nett at the Indian Box Office in the first
The Dhanush and Sonam Kapoor starrer continued its rocking run
on the weekdays too. When compared its opening day business, the
collection of Raanjhanaa fell down by 25%+ on Monday and
interestingly, it went up further on Tuesday. On the weekdays, the
movie has collected Rs 14.85 crores at the domestic Box Office,
taking its 7-day first week domestic total to Rs 34.93 crores nett.
Its breakup is Rs 5.12 cr on Fri, Rs 6.81 cr on Sat, Rs 8.15 cr on
Sun, Rs 3.85 cr on Mon, Rs 3.90 cr on Tue, Rs 3.60 cr on Wed and Rs
3.50 cr on Thu.
The most-awaited movie Ghanchakkar starring Emraan
Hashmi and Vidya Balan in leads, has hit the screens this Friday.
Trade experts have already predicted that it will halt the dream
run of all old releases at the Box Office. It should be seen
whether Raanjhanaa would be affected by it at the business