`Life Of Pi` garners opening figure of Rs.3.5 crore in India

New Delhi: Oscar-winning filmmaker Ang Lee`s ‘Life Of Pi’ has garnered an opening collection of Rs.3.5 crore in India.

The movie, released Friday, in 2D and 3D format opened in the country in four languages - English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

The film, touted as a visual masterpiece, released alongside the much-awaited, last installment of ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2’.

‘Life Of Pi’ narrates the tale of a boy who is adrift at sea in a lifeboat with a Royal Bengal tiger after his family is drowned in a shipwreck. It features Indian talent, including debutant Suraj Sharma, and critically-acclaimed actors Tabu and Irrfan.

The movie was captured in the hillside town of Munnar along with the elegance of Pondicherry - all on 3D.

‘Life Of Pi’ is based on Yann Martel`s novel of the same book.


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