Black Panther, Pari box office collection: Marvel's superhero film inches close to $1 billion mark
The Anushka Sharma starrer Pari which hit theaters on 2 March, has made close to Rs 20 crore at the domestic box-office having raked in a total of Rs 19.35 crore at last count, according to trade analyst Taran Adarsh.
The horror-thriller has held its ground at the box-office, despite getting off to a slow start on its opening day with some theaters being shut due to Holi celebrations and with the film not having released in some south markets.
#Pari Fri 4.36 cr, Sat 5.47 cr, Sun 5.51 cr, Mon 2.14 cr, Tue 1.87 cr. Total: ₹ 19.35 cr. India biz.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 7, 2018
On the other hand, Marvel's Chadwick Boseman starrer Black Panther has minted close to a billion dollars worldwide. According to a Forbes report, the movie has raked in gross earnings of $922 million (domestic and overseas). The film is likely to hit the $1 billion mark by the weekend. Black Panther will also be opening in Chinese theaters on 9 March, which is expected to significantly boost the film's earnings.
Directed by Ryan Coogler, Black Panther has been drawing rave reviews from the audience and critics alike, including an impressive 97% fresh rating at the aggregator service Rotten Tomatoes. The movie is also fast becoming a cultural phenomenon and a landmark for black representation and diversity in mainstream cinema. Black Panther’s opening weekend gross of $192 million is the highest debut ever for a February film and the fifth highest of all time. The movie looks set upon its course of emulating a summer blockbuster collections in a winter month.
Updated Date: Mar 08, 2018 15:43 PM