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'Judwaa 2' gets good opening in India, abroad

'Judwaa 2' gets good  opening in India, abroad

New Delhi, Sept 29 (UNI) Riding on the strong buzz around it and the popularity of the original , 'Judwaa 2', the sequel to the Salman Khan-starrer 'Judwaa' , has taken a good opening in India and worldwide, trade sources said today.
The film, which features Varun Dhawan in a double role and Tapsee Pannu and Jacqueline Fernandez, released in over 4000 cinema screens worldwide today.
The film, directed by David Dhawan, released in over 3500 cinema screens across India and 625 screens overseas.
According to trade expert Taran Adarsh, 'Judwaa 2' has opened to excellent house across the country today.
He said that the film has fetched one of the best starts in UAE-GCC at 265,000 Dollars [Rs 1.
73 cr], which is 40 per cent higher than the opening taken by Varun's earlier film 'Badrinath Ki Dulhania'.
Trade experts Komal Nahta‏ said that the opening taken by 'Judwaa 2' had been fantastic by and large.
'Judwaa 2 opening fantastic by and large but adversely affected in Gujarat and C.
I.
circuits due to Navratri festivities.
But bound to pick up there,'Nahata tweeted.
Trade analysts said that the film opened to good occupancy of 40 per cent-45 per cent in the morning shows.
Houseful shows were reported in the evening in many places across the country.
Trade experts put the good opening of the film to the tremendous buzz around it.
Experts say that 'Judwaa 2' is perceived by cinegoers as a massy entertainer.
The film has recorded good advance booking which, trade sources feel, could boost it’s box office performance.
Another factor in favour of the film is the long weekend that the film enjoys.
While tomorrow is a holdiday for Dussehra and Durga Puja, October 1 is a Sunday while Monday is also a holiday on account of Gandhi Jayanti.
Says trade analyst Komal Nahata, 'Kudos to (producer) Sajid Nadiadwala for selecting perfect weekend for Judwaa 2.
" Sajid Nadiadwala’s 'Judwaa 2', directed by David Dhawan, sees Varun Dhawan bring back to celluloid the iconic characters Raja and Prem portrayed by Salman Khan in Judwaa.
Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu will be seen slipping into the shoes of Karisma Kapoor and Rambha respectively.
There has been huge anticipation to witness the evergreen classic get a contemporary twist.
'Judwaa 2' is presented by Fox Star Studios and Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment.
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Amir

Amir Khan's Secret Superstar collects Rs 5 cr on opening day

New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) Aamir Khan's diwali release 'Secret Superstar' has taken a decent start at the box office, earning around Rs 5 cr on its opening day, trade sources said here.

Eagerly

Eagerly awaiting public reaction for 'Secret Superstar': Aamir Khan

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) As he awaits the release of his film 'Secret Superstar' on Diwali, superstar Aamir Khan says that he has not been able to sleep for the past one week and is eagerly waiting for the reactions of the public.

Salman

Salman Khan gives Diwali gift, unveils 'Tiger Zinda Hai' teaser

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) In a Diwali gift to his fans, superstar Salman Khan on Wednesday unveiled the teaser of his forthcoming film 'Tiger Zinda Hai'.

90s

90s diva Madhuri to make her debut in Marathi cinema

New Delhi, Oct 17 (UNI) After enthralling cinegoers over the years with her portrayals in several Hindi films, Bollywood diva of the 90s Madhuri Dixit is set to maker her debut in Marathi films.

Kabir

Kabir Bedi, Farah Khan slam Sangeet Som's comments on Taj Mahal

New Delhi, Oct 17 (UNI) Bollywood celebrities Kabir Khan and Farah Khan today slammed the comments made by BJP leader Sangeet Som that the Taj Mahal was built by "traitors" and was a "blot on Indian culture".

Ram Gopal Varma ridicules construction of Amaravati

Ram Gopal Varma ridicules construction of Amaravati

Vijayawada, Oct 10 (UNI) Famous Bollywood Film Director Ram Gopal Varma, who creates news by making controversial statements and producing movies, this time, made a satire on the construction of new capital city Amaravati by stating that he had a “mind blowing” idea for AP government.

DEPwD, DFF to organise Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran

DEPwD, DFF to organise Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran

New Delhi, Jul 17 (UNI) The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is organising ‘Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran-2017’ in association with Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.

Evergreen voice of Asha Bhosle, who turns 84 today.

Evergreen voice of Asha Bhosle, who turns 84 today.

Kolkata, Sep 8 (UNI) From yesteryears` actresses Mumtaz, Zeenat Aman, Madhubala, Helen and Asha Parekh to the new-age heroines like Aishwarya, Kajol, Kareena Kapoor and Urmila Matondkar, are all bound by a common thread - the evergreen voice of Asha Bhosle, who turns 84 today.

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