Why Cheat India, Uri: The Surgical Strike box office collection — Vicky Kaushal-starrer crosses Rs 75 cr mark

Why Cheat India is reportedly Emraan Hashmi's lowest opening film since 2013; the film has raked in Rs 1.71 cr on opening day at the box office

FP Staff January 19, 2019 18:25:52 IST
Why Cheat India, Uri: The Surgical Strike box office collection — Vicky Kaushal-starrer crosses Rs 75 cr mark

Emraan Hashmi's social-drama, Why Cheat India opened on 18 January amid lukewarm reviews and recorded a collection of Rs 1.71 crore on the first day. According to Hindustan Times, Why Cheat India received the lowest opening among all Hashmi films that have released since 2013, including  Baadshaho, Azhar and Raaz Reboot.

Why Cheat India Uri The Surgical Strike box office collection  Vicky Kaushalstarrer crosses Rs 75 cr mark

Posters of Why Cheat India (left) and Uri: The Surgical Strike. Twitter

Meanwhile, Uri: The Surgical Strike has been churning gold at the box office ever since the film hit theatres on 11 January.  The Vicky Kaushal, Yami Gautam-starrer added another Rs 7.60 crore on Friday, pushing its total earning to Rs 78.54 crore. The film has already crossed the opening week collection of breakthrough hits RaaziStreeBadhaai Ho as well as Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, and has swum past the Rs 75 crore mark.

As per trade analysts, Uri: The Surgical Strike bears the potential to enter the coveted Rs 100 crore club in its second week, if it continues the upward trend.

Directed by debutant Aditya Dhar, Uri: The Surgical Strike has been financed by by Ronnie Screwvala under the banner of RSVP Movies. Why Cheat India has been helmed by Soumik Sen and stars actress Shreya Dhanwanthary alongside Hashmi. The film has been bankrolled by Emraan Hashmi and T-Series' Bhushan Kumar, Atul Kasbekar and Krishan Kumar.

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