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Om Shanti Om grosses $19 million in first week of release

MUMBAI: Eros International claims Om Shanti Om to have grossed over $19 million (approx Rs 747.84 million) worldwide in the first week of release.

Eros collected $13.5 million in India, $1.5 million in UK and over $ 2 million in North America in its first week of opening. Om Shanti Om was released across 1400 plus screens globally with screenings as early as 7:45 am. In its second week Eros is currently running 14-16 shows at some multiplexes.


Produced by Red Chillies Entertainment, Om Shanti Om is directed by Farah Khan.


Eros has previously distributed Main Hoon Na as well as Paheli, which are both Red Chillies‘ productions.




Eros International chairman and CEO Kishore Lulla said, "The superb run of the film in the first week has super ceded all expectations and we are confident of the film‘s performance in the weeks to come."

Added Farah Khan, "We were expecting a commercial success but this kind of response has been overwhelming."

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