‘Agneepath’ nets Rs 25 crore on opening day!

Last Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2012 - 08:12

Zeenews Bureau

Mumbai: Bollywood is all set to ring in its first blockbuster of the year. Yes, Hrithik Roshan-Sanjay Dutt starrer ‘Agneepath’ has taken the Box Office by storm.

Apprently, ‘Agneepath’ has broken Salman Khan’s ‘Bodyguard’ record by making Rs 25 crore on the first day of its release. Priyanka Chopra recently tweeted, “Yay thank u everyone! #agneepath day one 25cr ! Unprecedented! Feels sooo awesome! Team agneepath u rock!(sic)”

Karan Johar’s ‘Agneepath’ is the remake of Amitabh Bachchan’s cult film by the same name, where Big B essayed the role of Vijay Dinanath Chauhan. In Karan’s remake, Vijay Dinanath Chauhan (Hrithik Roshan) takes on drug lord Kancha Cheena (Sanjay Dutt) to avenge the death of his father and restore his family honour.

Talking to a daily about the instant success of ‘Agneepath,’ trade analyst Taran Adarsh said, “‘Agneepath’ opening: Not just Hrithik’s biggest opener, but also amongst the biggest opener of all times. It should have a record Day 1 collection.”

“The audience response to the film has been extraordinary, we are now hopeful that this film will compensate for the losses we incurred in the first three weeks,” said an exhibitioner.

Buzz had it that the first day collections of ‘Agneepath’ will touch anywhere around Rs 20 crore. “The film’s first day collection could easily be between 19-20 crores. True to its title, ‘Agneepath’ has taken a fiery start. It is a superb Republic Day gift by Karan Johar to the public!” said trade analyst Komal Nahata.

Well, it seems we have a clear winner here!



First Published: Saturday, January 28, 2012 - 08:12

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