Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt starrer controversial crime-thriller Udta Punjab has finished its first weekend on a high note at the Indian box office. find the complete information about Udta Punjab first weekend box office collections.
After getting tremendous opening, it has collected around Rs 34 crore after the end of its first weekend, that is simply magnificent numbers.
This Abhishek Chaubey directorial film, which got hit with the CBFC row before its release, has unexpectedly shown a far better performance on its first weekend and the audience has applauded the performances by the leading stars in the film.
The controversy occurred just before the release of the film had actually resulted blessing in disguise and with some good performances, the fortunes of Udta Punjab has dramatically changed.
Udta Punjab first weekend box office collections
With far better occupancies and footfalls, Udta Punjab had started its journey at the box office on Friday with Rs 10.05 crore.
No one expected this kind of response due to negative reviews. Saturday shown some further growth in the numbers and the film had collected Rs 11.15 crore.
With this kind of start and due to good word of mouth, Sunday became the biggest day for the film at the business and it collected Rs 12.50 crore.
In three days, Udta Punjab crossed 30 crore mark and it is certainly a big achievement for the producers, who were disheartened after the unwanted controversy.
If we talk about the box office records, Udta Punjab takes a longer jump and surpassed the collections of some big films of the year. First of all, It becomes 5th highest first weekend grosser of 2016 surpassing Kapoor and Sons total of Rs 26.35 crore.
Also, this is Shahid’s career best opening weekend grosser by moving ahead with his last best R… Rajkumar (Rs 30.70 crore).
Now, after this roaring response from the audience, the real test of Udta Punjab to be come up from today, when weekdays will start and it is interesting to see if it will maintain its grip in weekdays too or not.