Released in 3,000 screens in the country on last Friday, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani debuted with packed houses and did a record breaking collection at the domestic Box Office on its opening day. The movie witnessed decent growth in its business over the weekend. The Ranbir and Deepika starrer collected Rs 62.11 crores nett at the desi business centres in the first weekend.
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani showed considerable amount of dip on weekdays, yet its business was almost equal to that of Salman and Shahrukh Khan's previous Blockbusters. On weekdays, the romantic entertainer has added Rs 46 crores to its seven days domestic total Rs 108.11 crores nett. Its breakup is Rs 19.45 cr on Fri, Rs 20.16 cr on Sat, Rs 22.5 cr on Sun, Rs 13 cr on Mon, Rs 12 cr on Tue, Rs 11 cr on Wed and Rs 10 cr on Thu.
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani is the second film to join Rs 100 crore movie club. It has become the fastest Rs 100 crore grosser Bollywood film in the year 2013, beating the previous record of Race 2, which released in 3,200 screens in the country and had taken almost three weeks to reach this benchmark. This film has also become the highest grosser in the first week in career of Ranbir and Deepika.
The movie had been creating positive buzz ever since Karan Johar announced it. Its promos and music had won the hearts of film goers, adding more curiosity to the movie. Its makers had massive publicity for it, while Ranbir and Deepika promoted it extensively on several popular TV shows. In addition to all these factors, the movie garnered positive feedback from both film critics and viewers. These are some important aspect for Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani to create a magic at the domestic Box Office.