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Box office collection : Raanjhanaa collects 20 crore in opening (first) weekend

Mumbai, June 24 (): Raanjhanaa, starring Dhanush and Sonam Kapoor in lead roles has done an excellent business at the domestic Box Office, collecting Rs.20.08 crores in its opening weekend.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, “#Raanjhanaa collected approx Rs 20.08 cr nett in its opening weekend. Breakup:- Fri 5.12 cr, Sat 6.81 cr, Sun *est* 8.15 cr”.

The film also did well in the international market. Raanjhanaa garnered Rs.49,459 [Rs.45.22 lacs] in UK, A$ 23,235 [Rs.12.69 lacs] in Australia and in UAE & GCC the film earned AED 142,000(Thursday), AED 232,000 (Friday), AED 150,000 (Saturday) respectively.

Raanjhanaa, directed by Aanand L Rai, was released on June 21. On the opening day, the film raked in Rs 5.15 crore. The collection of the movie started slowly on Friday morning but on receiving good reviews from film critics and good word of mouth from audiences, the collections grew well and the growth was obvious in every show. The film finished a very good weekend.

On seeing the improvement of the business on Saturday, Taran tweeted, “#Raanjhanaa grew from strength to strength with each show, after an ordinary start. Data being compiled… Expecting further growth today!”

Raanjhanaa has acquired immense appreciation from the masses and so experts feel the film would surely hold on from Monday onwards. If this trend continues in this upcoming week, the film will finish with 30 cr nett in one week and hold a good place in cinemas for few weeks to come.

The film’s leads, Sonam Kapoor and Dhanush, have won praises for their performance. The peculiar chemistry between the unconventional jodi is being highly praised by the masses. However, the biggest compliment that Sonam received was from her father Anil Kapoor. Anil has said that there was not one false moment from her in the film.

Raanjhanaa will be released in Tamil version down South. As predicted by Taran, “Enthused by the super start of #Raanjhanaa, Eros to release its Tamil version #Ambikapathy in 200 screens across Tamil Nadu next Friday.”