‘Kites’ grosses over Rs 21-cr in India on opening day

Updated: May 23, 2010, 16:31 PM IST

Mumbai: Hrithik Roshan-Barbara Mori starrer `Kites` opened to lukewarm reviews but according to the film`s distributor Reliance BIG Pictures the film grossed over Rs 21 crore in India on the opening day.

The film, directed by Anurag Basu, got the widest release with over 2000 screens in India and 500 screens overseas on it`s worldwide release on May 21.

The film grossed over 21 crore on the opening day and is expected to have a bumper weekend. The film has opened to rave reviews and full houses in 30 countries, said a Reliance Big Pictures statement issued here.

The company said it was leaving no stone unturned in ensuring that `Kites` reaches every avid film watcher through 10,000 shows in India.

The film`s International version "Kites Remixed" presented by Hollywood`s top director Brett Ratner of X-Men and Rush Hour 3 fame, will open worldwide next Friday.