Last week’s release, Tanu Weds Manu, has shown an encouraging pick-up show-wise after a slow start, at many places, bringing cheer in the industry. ‘Tanu Weds Manu’, starring Kangana Ranaut and R. Madhavan did well at the box-office in its first weekend. The film garnered net collections of Rs. 11.2 crore in India.

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The film took a good opening on Friday with Rs. 3.2 crore. Its collections increased on Saturday to Rs. 4.2 crore, but dipped on Sunday owing to the India-England World Cup match.

Tanu Weds Manu Box-Office Weekend: Rs. 11.2 Crore

Tanu Weds Manu Weekend Box-Office

Friday Collections Saturday Collections Sunday Collections Total (1st Weekend)
Nett Collections (in Rs. crore) 3.2 4.2 3.8 11.2

The box-office opening for ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ was excellent considering that the film’s budget was only Rs. 18 crore.

The film did well mainly in multiplexes. Almost 80% of its weekend collections came from multiplexes while the rest is from single screen cinemas. This is not to say that the film does not have universal appeal. The reason behind this is that single screen audiences give more importance to the star cast while the multiplex audiences give more priority to content.

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The weekend collections of ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ was better than that of last week’s 7 Khoon Maaf. ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ also has the advantage of the fact that there are no big releases next week owing to the Cricket World Cup 2011. Also with the holiday of Shivratri falling next week, there will be an increase in collections next week.

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