Double Dhamaal has second highest opening this year

MUMBAI: Reliance Entertainment has said that the first weekend collection of Double Dhamaal has grossed Rs 400 million at the box office, making it the second highest opening of the year after Ready.

Double Dhamaal earned Rs 340 million in India while overseas it grossed Rs 60 million over the weekend, according to Reliance Entertainment, the co-producer of the movie along with Maruti Pictures.

Released in 1953 screens worldwide, the weekend collection of Double Dhamaal is higher than the entire lifetime box office of Dhamaal.

Said Reliance Entertainment CEO Sanjeev Lamba, “Double Dhamaal has received an overwhelming response over the weekend and will continue to attract audience in large numbers across the world. The film has already opened in 37 countries and is scheduled to open in non- traditional markets like France, Russia, CIS States, China, Turkey, Greece, Switzerland, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Belarus amongst many others.”

Spread across a two phase release plan, Double Dhamaal is soon to release in 58 countries, making it one of the most widely distributed Hindi films overseas.

Directed by Indra Kumar, Double Dhamaal stars Sanjay Dutt, Mallika Sherawat, Kangana Ranaut, Ritiesh Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi, Ashish Chowdhry and Javed Jafri.

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