Anushka Sharma, Diljit Dosanjh and Suraj Sharma starrer romantic comedy film Phillauri has minted Rs 15.25 crore in its opening weekend at the Indian box office, the makers have said. Phillauri released on March 24.
Famous trade analyst Taran Adarsh wrote on Twitter, ''#Phillauri
Fri 4.02 cr, Sat 5.20 cr, Sun 6.03 cr. Total: ₹ 15.25 cr. India
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Meanwhile, read some tweets about the movie below.
Tejal Shetty @ShettyTejal
A forever reminder of your strength and supernaturalness
@AnushkaSharma 🙌 #Phillauri is unbelievably magical.
Prakruti Shah @Princesspakul
What a movie?!❤😍 Beautiful. Loved every bit of it. Laughed and
cried. Just amazing.😀 #Phillauri @AnushkaSharma
Aakash Sharma @ItsSky2310
The beautiful ghost Shashi made me cry 😭 what a beautiful script
!!@AnushkaSharma u nailed it @diljitdosanjh at his best #Phillauri
Barun Kumar @Barunnitb
#Phillauri is truly different try and well done @AnushkaSharma ,
Superbly done and well supported @diljitdosanjh n sweet
Ekta Jain @queenekta
#Phillauri is a unique film, bring us with something totally
different. The acting done by @Anushkasharma and the entire cast
Taran Adarsh added, ''Phillauri witnessed constant growth over
the weekend. Performance in North India was the best due to Diljit
Dosanjh's star power."
"We are happy that the film has done good business over the
weekend. It is a small film with a big heart and we are thrilled
with the love that audiences have showered on it in India and
internationally," Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox Star Studios, said in a
Made on a budget of Rs 21 crore, Phillauri has already recovered
Rs 12 crore from satellite and music rights.
"The cost of the film ensures that we already have a profitable
film at hand. North India has done incredibly well for Phillauri
given the subject of the film is set in Punjab and that we also
have a huge north Indian star Diljt Dosanjh," Singh added.
Set in Phillaur, Punjab, the Anshai Lal directorial tells the
story of Kanan (Suraj), who is persuaded by his friends and family
to marry a tree to ward off the bad luck afflicting his love-life.
To Kanan's surprise, this awakens an ancient tree spirit Shashi,
played by Anushka.
Anushka has co-produced the film along with her brother Karnesh Sharma under their home banner Clean Slate Films and Fox Star Studios.