Priyanka Chopra’s MARY KOM has already grossed 28.32 crore over the weekend and continues to have a strong run at the B/O, making it the most successful female-driven film breaking box office records.
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Produced by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures and Sanjay Leela Bhansali, MARY KOM is the only solo female-lead driven film to have opened to 8.5 crores on Day-1 with a 3 day weekend collection amounting to approximately 28.32 crore.
“While there have been many movies made with female protagonists in Bollywood, MARY KOM is one film which has had a grand opening on home turf as well as in the overseas market. Priyanka Chopra in and as MARY KOM was applauded and praised unanimously by the audience and critics alike, as they called it her career’s finest performance,” a source said.
Trade pandits have predicted an upswing for the box office collections with the week looking positive. MARY KOM has managed to achieve these compelling numbers, despite not having a male lead actor and not many actresses command such box office figures.
Priyanka Chopra took to a popular microblogging site to voice her excitement, “What a weekend for #MaryKom. Thank you all. I truly hope that the story of our true champ @MangteC has a wonderful run at the box office”.
Produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures & Sanjay Leela Bhansali, MARY KOM stars Priyanka Chopra and introduces Darshan Kumar .The film released nationwide 5th September 2014.