Now the audiences are assured that if it’s an Aamir Khan production it’s worth watching. Though the Kiran Rao-directed Dhobi Ghat was not for the masses, the movie has got it takers and is doing unexpectedly well in the metros. This small-budget film has collected around Rs 8.75 crore over its first weekend.
Dhobi Ghat with sterling performances from its cast and touching story-line is made at the cost of mere Rs 5 crore, but its weekend breakdown tells a winning story. The approx collections were Rs 2.85 crore approx on Friday, Rs 3.20 crore approx on Saturday and Rs 2.70 crore approx on Sunday.
Coming to Yamla Pagla Deewana, the movie is going great guns in the north. As per reports, it had a great second weekend with business of around Rs 8.50 crore approx. This takes the film’s collection to Rs 43 crore plus in ten days.
Rani Mukherjee and Vidya Balan continue to woo the audience with their No One Killed Jessica. The movie is running in its third week and had a decent second weekend of around Rs 6.25 crore approx which takes its two-week business to Rs 25.75 crore. It is now declared a semi hit.