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Ghajini pockets Rs 2 bn to top BO

MUMBAI: The Aamir-Khan starrer Ghajini has raked in Rs 2.01 billion within two weeks of release, making it the biggest grosser release of 2008.

While the film has drawn in Rs 1.62 billion from the domestic market, it has made Rs 390 million overseas. Ghajini was distributed by The Indian Film Company in India while Reliance Big Pictures distributed it internationally.



According to Bollywood trade analysts, the Geeta Arts production has broken all previous box office records set by movies like Gadar: Ek Prem Katha and Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (DDLJ).






Says Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh, “The film has been doing extremely well at the box office and seems to witness the same kind of success that films like Gadar: Ek Prem Katha and Hum Aap Ke Hain Kaun once witnessed.”



Meanwhile, after being passed by the sensor board, Ghajini has also hit the Pakistan theatres today, 9 January. This is the first Indian film to release in the Pakistan market post the 26/11 terror attacks.

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