Kites grosses 650 million globally in first weekend

MUMBAI: Reliance Big Pictures announced today that the Rakesh Roshan-backed Kites has grossed over 650 million worldwide in its opening weekend.

Confirms Fun Cinemas COO Vishal Kapur: "Kites has had a good weekend. We got an additional day to do good business because we had a paid preview on Thursday."

Responding to the film‘s prospects in the coming week, Kapur believes,
"The film has received a mixed response. I have a feeling that the coming weekend will be good, though it might see a drop in the box-office receipts during the week."

Echoes trade analyst Taran Adarsh, "Kites opened to a fantastic response releasing in major multiplexes with 25 to 30 plus shows every day."

"However, there have been some mixed reviews and viewer feedback. The tilt has been more towards the negative, however. Therefore, it will be interesting to see if the film stands firmly from Monday onwards," he questions.

The International version Kites-The Remix, a Brett Ratner presentation will hit the big screens on 28 May.

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