MUMBAI: Eros International's latest release
Bhool Bhulaiyaa has had a record opening
overseas. In its opening weekend, the film has
shown collections of $512,000 on 55 prints climbing
to US top 25 on the charts.
film has also entered the UK Top 10 grossing
According to estimates, this is the biggest
opening any Indian film has received in 2007
in the US and UK markets.
film starring Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Shiney
Ahuja, Paresh Rawal, Amisha Patel and Rajpal
Yadav released across cinemas worldwide on 12
International president (India) Sunil Lulla
said, "Audience reactions world-wide to
Bhool Bhulaiyaa have been extremely encouraging.
With Akshay Kumars star on the rise and
enjoying a huge fan base overseas, we were confident
that Bhool Bhulaiyaa would be an instant
hit. Also, the mystery element, catchy music
and special effects all added together to produce
another success from Priyadarshan."
Bhulaiyaa is a thriller-comedy directed
by Priyadarshan, the director behind hit comedies
like Hungama, Hulchul, Bhagam Bhag and
film tells the story of a young couple arriving
at an ancestral mansion. Ignoring the protests
of their superstitious uncle, they move into
the mansion, where unusual and supernatural
events begin to happen.