Last week’s release, Yamla Pagla Deewana, starring Dharmendra, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol, proved its mettle at the box-office in its first weekend. The film garnered net collections of Rs. 240 million in India.
Collections in this range were predicted after the film took a good opening on Friday. And while the producers of Yamla Pagla Deewana have already booked a neat profit from the film, it is now the turn of the film’s distributors to rake in the monies.
Yamla Pagla Deewana Weekend Box Office
||Saturday Collections||Sunday Collections||Total Collections India (net)
(Collections are net all India collections. All figures in Rs. Million.)
Koimoi.com’s Editor, Komal Nahta had predicted this on Friday itself. In his review, he had written, “Yamla Pagla Deewana is a mass entertainer for the single-screen audiences. It will do well in single-screen cinemas but average in multiplexes. A couple of distributors who’ve paid unreasonably high prices may lose part of their investments but those losses will be less than the profits made by the producers.”
We had also revealed earlier how the producers of the film, Nitin Manmohan and Samir Karnik, had booked a profit even before the release of the film. A drop in the box-office collections, starting Monday, is expected, but the film should fare well at the box-office owing to the good reports it has been receiving.