Veer collects Rs 410 million globally in opening weekend

MUMBAI: Eros International‘s latest release Veer has garnered a worldwide box-office collection of Rs 410 million in its opening weekend.

While the India collection accounts to Rs 320 million, the movie has earned Rs 90 million overseas.

An Anil Sharma film, Veer, starring Salman Khan, Mithun Chakraborty, Jackie Shroff and debutant Zarine Khan was released with 1,300 in India and a further 236 prints overseas.

Said Eros International Media Ltd SVP, India Distribution Nandu Ahuja, "With Salman‘s huge fan base in India and overseas, we were confident that Veer would be a huge draw. With the opening weekend followed by the Republic Day holiday teamed with Salman‘s star power, we are looking forward to the film‘s positive run at the box-office."

Veer is a saga of bravery and drama, treachery and love. Set in the nineteenth century, the film is the story of a warrior clan, the Pindharis, who become sworn enemies with the King of Madhavgarh, Rajasthan after the latter betrays them joining hands with the British for a full-blooded Pindhari slaughter.

The bravest, the toughest, the strongest of the Pindharis is Veer who takes on the might of the British Empire, the conniving King of Madhavgarh as well as his own jealous tribesmen.

The movie is distributed by Eros International globally.

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