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Dev D pockets Rs 95 million over weekend at BO

MUMBAI: The new and contemporary Dev D, Anurag Kashyap’s latest directorial offering, has raked in Rs 95 million in its opening weekend in India.



Producer by UTV Spotboy Motion Pictures, the small budget film was released with 450 prints in India on 6 February across various territories; it saw a very limited release in the US market.



Says UTV Spotboy Motion Pictures CEO Vikas Bahl, “The film saw almost 76 per cent occupancy during Saturday and Sunday. Delhi witnessed roughly 90 per cent occupancy while Mumbai observed approximately 75 per cent.”






Standing against perceived trends, Dev D has fared well not only amongst the multiplex audiences but has also notched good numbers from single screen theatre goers.


Dev D has received extremely good response from the single screen viewers as well. Apart from Delhi and Mumbai, the film has batted quite well across single and multiple screen theatres in Pune, Bangalore, Chennai and the interiors of Punjab,” Bahl adds.

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