'Mary Kom' gets a kick-ass opening of over Rs.8 croreSep 6, 2014 NR
One of the most awaited Bollywood films of the year, Priyanka Chopra-starrer "Mary Kom" is said to have garnered collections of over Rs.8 crore on its opening day.
"The film has made Rs.8 crore plus on its opening day", said a source from the movie's co-producers Viacom18 Motion Pictures.
"Mary Kom", a biopic on the five-time boxing world champion M.C. Mary Kom's life, is directed by first time director Omung Kumar, and co-produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
The makers are happy with the response to the film which released across 1,800 screens in the country Friday. The release was preceded by a world premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival.
"'Mary Kom' has delivered a strong opening day and set a new first day benchmark for heroine-centric films. The word of mouth is positive and Priyanka's standout performance has touched a chord with audiences across sections", Ajit Andhare, chief operating officer, Viacom18 Motion Pictures, said in a statement. Click the Movie button below for more info: