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The Croods rakes in Rs 43 mn at Indian BO in opening weekend

Fox Star Studios

MUMBAI: Fox Star Studios and DreamWorks‘ animated film ‘The Croods‘ has collected Rs 43.1 million in its opening weekend in India as a result of positive word of mouth.

This is the sixth release by Fox Star Studios in 2013. The film‘s opening figures are the biggest weekend for a non- franchise animation film also making it the fourth biggest animation opener in India. Other animated films to have received such a response at the Indian box office are Ice Age 4, Kung Fu Panda 2 and Madagascar 3.
 
Fox Star Studios CEO Vijay Singh said, "We are delighted with the fantastic weekend opening of The Croods. With stunning visual content and power packed entertainment, it is the perfect holiday film for the entire family, and we expect the numbers to increase further during the week"
 
Set in the prehistoric era, The Croods features the voices of Hollywood actors Nicholas Cage, Ryan Reynolds and Emma Stone. It is also the first DreamWorks Animation project to be distributed by Fox after the former‘s arrangement with Paramount Pictures ended in 2012.

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