MUMBAI: Imran Khan starrer Break Ke Baad has opened better at the US box office than his last release – I Hate Luv Storys.
In Break Ke Baad, Khan stars opposite Deepika Padukone, whereas in I Hate Luv Storys he had Sonam Kapoor as his co-star.
Both movies opened on Wednesday in the US. While Break Ke Baad collected approximately $39,742 across 73 screens on Wednesday, I Hate Luv Storys had collected $23,867 when it released earlier this year. On Thursday, Break Ke Baad collections in the US stood at $75,000, while that of I Hate Luv Storys were at $26,309. It must be kept in mind that Break Ke Baad and I Hate Luv Storys both opened during major holidays in the US – 4th of July weekend and Thanksgiving weekend respectively.
In the UAE, Break Ke Baad box office collections stood at $70,000 in its opening day (Thursday).
As per initial reports with Businessofcinema.com, the movie has seen average occupancy of approximately 60-65 per cent in Mumbai multiplexes, whereas the opening in cities like Hyderabad and Pune was also very good from the morning shows itself.
Stay tuned for updates.