Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela grossed Rs 93.58 cr in its opening weekend
Eros International Media Ltd. (Eros International) has announced a whopping Rs. 93.58 crores gross weekend worldwide for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela. The colourful Indian take on the classic Romeo and Juliet starring Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh in its lead roles, released worldwide on 15th November in over 3,500 screens and grossed Rs. 68.58 crores in India (Rs. 52.75 crores net) and Rs. 25 crores ($4 million) in the overseas markets.
The film took both the Indian and overseas box office by storm by earning Rs. 16 crores net at the domestic box office on its release day, followed by Rs. 17.25 crores on Saturday and Rs. 19.50 on Sunday. Overseas too, the film had cash registers ringing making it the highest grossing first weekend film in overseas where the weekend does not have extended public holidays.
“With its vibrant backdrop and music already a rage, the film has struck the right chord with international audiences and performed exceptionally well across territories setting new records in the overseas market. Like Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas, this film will resonate with audiences for a long time after its release,” said Pranab Kapadia, President, Marketing & Distribution, Eros International plc.