Mumbai: Hindi movie Raanjhanaa, which has been directed by
Rai, opened to a good response at the overseas Box Office and
picked up very well over the weekend. Despite facing tough
competition from three week-old film Yeh Jawaani Hai
Deewani, the Dhanush and Sonam Kapoor starrer has done
superb business and topped the international collection chart in
its opening weekend.
Raanjhanaa released in four key international markets
like UK, USA, UAE and Australia, and has done wonderful collection
in all these country over the weekend. The Dhanush and Sonam
starrer has raked in Rs 65.77 lakhs (£71,708) from 43 screens at
the UK Box Office in its opening weekend.
In the first weekend, Raanjhanaa has collected Rs 2.47
crores ($4,14,211) from 102 screens at the USA Box Office. The film
has collected Rs 1.14 crores (AED 7,00,000) at UAE Box Office in
its opening weekend. It has grossed Rs 25.45 lakhs (A$46,394) from
10 screens at the Australia Box Office in four days.
However, Raanjhanaa, which had created lot of curiosity
with its promos, is successful in impressing the international
viewers. The movie has collected a total of Rs 5.07 crores
($8,50,000) at the overseas Box Office in its opening weekend.
Trade experts say that it would surpass $1 million mark today.