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Ferrari Ki Sawaari collects Rs 250 mn in opening weekend, says Eros

MUMBAI: Vidhu Vinod Chopra‘s Ferrari Ki Sawaari has grossed Rs 250 million in its opening weekend, according to Eros International Media.


Giving a breakup, Eros said the film grossed over Rs 200 million in India (net collection of Rs 139.01 million), while it raked in Rs 5 million from overseas.


Directed by debutant director Rajesh Mapuskar, the film is the fun-filled story of small guys and their big dreams and how these dreams turn into a mad comedy of errors.


Eros International Media senior VP, distribution - India Nandu Ahuja said, "The film showed a growth in collections over the weekend. Saturday showed a 36 per cent increase over Friday, Sunday showed a growth of approx 47per cent over Saturday and Sunday over Friday was 99 per cent."


Ferrari Ki Sawaari is a film about a young father‘s endeavour to fulfill the dream of his talented 10 year old son.


"Ferrari Ki Sawaari is yet another success story which goes on to show that modest budget films are gaining popularity with the audiences. We had similar success with Vicky Donor earlier this year and this augurs well for new talent, be it actors or directors, to make their presence known in a rapidly growing Indian film industry. We are delighted to see this evolving trend that allows Eros to offer more such films later this year such as Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi and English Vinglish, " added Eros International plc president - marketing and distribution Pranab Kapadia.


Ferrari Ki Sawaari stars Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani and Ritwik Sahore with a song appearance by Vidya Balan. Others in the cast include Paresh Rawal, Nilesh Divekar, Deepak Shirke, Akash Dhabade and Satyadeep Mishra.


The film was release by Eros International on 15 June worldwide.

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