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EKLAVYA sees a 109% jump on day 2 in North America
Bollywood Trade News Network
Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s EKLAVYA-The Royal Guard which released on Friday 16th February has been getting rave reviews from across the world. The LA Times called it the “Lost work of David Lean”. The Indian press has described it as …poetry on celluloid…masterpiece and …a must watch. The critical acclaims and rave reviews are matched by its box office collections.
The film saw a 109% jump in collections on day 2 in the North America a first for any Hindi film. Commenting on this enormous increase, Ken Naaz, Eros International says, “A good film usually gets a 30 % jump in collections due to word of mouth and good reviews. A very good film gets a 50-60% jump but with Eklavya we saw a 109% jump in collections on day 2, which is unprecedented and indicates its growing popularity.”
The box office collections in Mumbai have also been outstanding. The film superseded the collections of LAGE RAHO MUNNABHAI which was a blockbuster hit. The Mumbai territory first day collections for EKLAVYA are Rs. 1.78 crores, 35% more than the Rs 1.32 crores of LAGE RAHO MUNNABHAI. The first three day collections of EKLAVYA are approaching over Rs. 5.5 crores, which is same as the blockbuster hit LAGE RAHO MUNNABHAI’s first three day collections.