The makers of Neerja are on cloud nine after seeing the box office collections of the movie. Sonam Kapoor's Neerja has got very good reviews from the critics and public and the weekend collection of the movie is Rs 22.01 Crores.
Neerja, starring Sonam Kapoor, Shabana Azmi and Shekhar Ravijani, released on February 19 and earned Rs 4.70 Crores on its first day, on Saturday the film did a collection of Rs 7.60 Crores and on Sunday Rs 9.71 Crores.
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Talking about Neerja, trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#Neerja is FLYING HIGH. Day-wise growth in biz clearly indicates it has won hearts and conquered the box-office. Sun biz was TERRIFIC...''
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''#Neerja is a shining example of a BRILLIANT film backed by well-planned and executed distribution strategy and superb marketing... #Neerja goes from strength to strength. Fri 4.70 cr, Sat 7.60 cr, Sun 9.71 cr. Total: ₹ 22.01 cr. India biz. FAB! #ContentIsKing."
Taran Adarsh added, "With an IMPRESSIVE weekend total on hand, #Neerja is expected to dominate on weekdays too, with metros/plexes contributing HANDSOMELY..."
It is expected that Neerja will perform well even next week as no big release is there. According to trade analysts Neerja's business will not get affected by Aligarh and Tere Bin Laden: Dead Or Alive.
However, the movie will face a tough competition when Priyanka Chopra's Jai Gangaajal will release on 4th March.
Neerja is the story of a brave woman named Neerja Bhanot, who was murdered while saving passengers from terrorists on board Pan Am Flight 73 which was hijacked on September 5 in the year 1986.
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