22nd February 2013 saw the release of the much-awaited Kai Po Che,
based on Chetan Bhagat's novel The 3 Mistakes of My Life (2008)
in 1000 screens across the
country. Starring popular television actors Sushant Singh Rajput
(last seen in Pavitra Rishta
) and Amit Sadh
(of Kyun Hota Hai Pyarr
fame) alongside Raj Kumar Yadav, the movie met all expectations as it
set the cash registers ringing with an average occupancy of 65%.
having a lukewarm response on single screens, the film managed to
gather Rs. 4.50 crores on the opening day itself. As expected, the
collection went up on Saturday to Rs. 6.25 crores. The movie was made on
a budget of Rs. 12 crores, and it already managed to recover Rs. 10.75
crores in just two days. Another Rs. 7.35 crores were added as the
collection for Sunday. It left it's competitor Zilla Ghaziabad, which released on the same day, far behind as the latter managed to gather only Rs. 10.75 crores on the first three days.
Kai Po Che
got a positive response in the international market as well as it
collected Rs. 75.85 lakhs in the US on the opening day, Rs. 52.06 lakhs
in the UK for two days and Rs. 1.35 crores in the UAE on the first three
Seems like the Box Office has finally warmed up for 2013. With Ram Gopal Verma's The Attacks Of 26/11
and the John Abraham
starrer I, Me Aur Main
releasing this Friday, we expect that movie-goers will have plenty to choose from on the upcoming weekend as well.Author: Neethi B.
Editors: Komal P. & Gunia M.
Graphics: Preet K.