Box Office: Rockstar records opening weekend collection of Rs. 64 crore gross worldwide

MUMBAI: Shree Ashtavinayak Cinevision Ltd and Eros International’s magnum opus Rockstar has set the box office ablaze with a spectacular opening of Rs. 64 crore gross worldwide. The film released across more than 2,000 screens worldwide on 11th November 2011 and saw the seventh largest first day India opening in Bollywood’s history.

Hailed as Ranbir Kapoor’s finest performance to date and his biggest ever opener, Rockstar has grossed Rs. 53 crore in India (Net collection: Rs. 37crore) and Rs. 11 crore overseas in its first three days.

Speaking on the film’s fabulous performance, says Shree Ashtavinayak Ashtavinayak Cinevision Ltd, “We are extremely glad that Rockstar has received such widespread appreciation and are elated with the continuing enthusiastic response to the film from all our centers. Working with such a talented and creative team was a great privilege, and we are hugely optimistic of numbers rising in the weeks to come!”

Adds Nandu Ahuja, Sr. VP, Distribution, Eros International Media Ltd said, “Imtiaz Ali has once again captured the audiences’ imagination and coupled with Ranbir Kapoor’s exemplary performance, Rockstar has opened to a superb response across the country, especially in the multiplexes. With colleges re-opening this week, we are looking at the film remaining steady at the box office through the week”.

One of the highly anticipated films this year, Rockstar is directed by Imtiaz Ali and has a glittering star cast of Ranbir Kapoor, debutante Nargis Fakhri along with a memorable cameo by the Late Shammi Kapoor.

Released on the once-in-a-lifetime date of 11.11.11, Rockstar boasts of an irresistible Imtiaz Ali- Ranbir Kapoor- A R Rahman combination, and the film has been receiving not only critical acclaim but rave reviews from audiences as well.

Looking at the spectacular opening looks like Rockstar is truly going to ‘rock’ the box office for the weeks to come!