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Kapoor & Sons emerges as highest opening weekend grosser of 2016

By Bollywood Hungama News Network

KAPOOR & SONS has emerged as the highest opening weekend grosser of 2016 in the overseas markets. It has collected approx. 2.9 mil. USD [19.3 cr] eclipsing AIRLIFT which had

collected 2.78 mil. USD in the same period

The movie has also set the record for the highest opening weekend of this year in North America and Pakistan as well as the second highest opening weekend in the UAE/GCC markets.

Weekend: 18 March - 20 March, 2016

United States of America

RankMovieWeekendWeekend Gross ($)ScreensTotal Gross ($)Total Gross (INR)
15Kapoor & Sons18,43,0211438,43,0215.61 crores
42Love Punjab (Punjabi)21,01,671263,48,4642.32 crores
45Ardaas (Punjabi)284,884242,83,1931.89 crores
69Neerja517,1681914,13,0729.4 crores
71Kalyana Vaibhogame (Telugu)314,876172,55,0331.7 crores
81Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum (Tamil)210,107181,15,83677.04 lacs
84Maheshinte Prathikaaram (Malayalam)49,7501384,43556.15 lacs
94Kshanam (Telugu)46,144101,39,36992.69 lacs
96Vettah (Malayalam)25,82267,9225.27 lacs
114Shivalinga (Kannada)43,043511,4577.62 lacs
120Action Hero Biju (Malayalam)72,19941,28,50085.46 lacs
128Jai Gangaajal31,66671,48,51998.77 lacs
143Tuntari (Telugu)2763519,94413.27 lacs
156Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gadha (Telugu)636017,72,9115.14 crores
168Nannaku Prematho (Telugu)10180120,19,41813.43 crores
182First Rank Raju (Kannada)33017,5275.01 lacs
184Aviyal (Tamil)22016820.46 lacs

Note: Some screens yet to report.


RankMovieWeekendWeekend Gross (US$)ScreensTotal Gross (US$)Total Gross (INR)
8Love Punjab (Punjabi)22,39,454177,11,7924.74 crores
13Kapoor & Sons11,31,113191,31,11387.2 lacs
49Neerja54,00132,82,5621.88 crores

United Arab Emirates and G.C.C.

RankMovieWeekendWeekend Gross (AED)ScreensTotal Gross (AED)Total Gross (INR)
N.A.Kapoor & Sons1approx. 3,066,079N.A.approx. 3,066,0795.56 crores

United Kingdom and Ireland

RankMovieWeekendWeekend Gross (£)ScreensTotal Gross (£)Total Gross (INR)
11Kapoor & Sons11,80,107641,80,1071.73 crores
21Ardaas (Punjabi)240,819151,40,5601.35 crores
26Love Punjab (Punjabi)232,1641180,98377.76 lacs
62Neerja52,20582,81,6112.71 crores
66Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum (Tamil)21,890621,27420.43 lacs
84Vettah (Malayalam)1699106990.68 lacs
95Puthiya Niyamam (Malayalam)253933,6243.48 lacs
102Jai Gangaajal3373238,54037.01 lacs
107Fitoor633822,54,8792.45 crores
111Sanam Teri Kasam7315288,59585.07 lacs
137Action Hero Biju (Malayalam)4144133,31731.99 lacs
177Bajirao Mastani1419114,10,59113.55 crores


RankMovieWeekendWeekend Gross (A$)ScreensTotal Gross (A$)Total Gross (INR)
14Kapoor & Sons11,36,356171,36,35668.78 lacs
18Ardaas (Punjabi)277,453164,18,5762.12 crores
19Love Punjab (Punjabi)275,009226,70,0013.38 crores
46Maheshinte Prathikaaram (Malayalam)14,35014,3502.2 lacs
50Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum (Tamil)22,662341,49620.94 lacs
83Neerja518813,09,9041.57 crores
89Kaakkaa Muttai (Tamil)1893285,35743.06 lacs

New Zealand

RankMovieWeekendWeekend Gross (NZ$)ScreensTotal Gross (NZ$)Total Gross (INR)
8Kapoor & Sons163,7881363,78828.69 lacs
17Love Punjab (Punjabi)226,19981,91,68986.21 lacs
18Ardaas (Punjabi)225,70681,13,74551.16 lacs
53Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum (Tamil)262634,6422.09 lacs
62Jai Gangaajal3181437,32916.79 lacs
71Neerja519781,42536.62 lacs


RankMovieWeekendWeekend Gross (MYR)ScreensTotal Gross (MYR)Total Gross (INR)
15Kapoor & Sons138,846638,8466.36 lacs
16Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum (Tamil)234,229151,10,88418.13 lacs
24Sowcarpettai (Tamil)17112165,73310.75 lacs

Note: Reported screens only.


RankMovieWeekendWeekend Gross (PKR)ScreensTotal Gross (PKR)Total Gross (INR)
N.A.Kapoor & Sons1approx. 37,027,155N.A.approx. 37,027,1552.35 crores

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