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Punjabi films dominate Australia box office

By Bollywood Hungama News Network

Punjabi Films continue to dominate the Australia box-office. The SUPERB business of AMBARSARIYA this week and LOVE PUNJAB & ARDAAS last week ascertains the fact that regional cinema

is now a strong competitor to Bollywood even in the overseas markets.

AMBARSARIYA has emerged as the *2nd highest opening weekend grosser of 2016* at the Australia box-office.

Meanwhile KAPOOR & SONS continues its fabulous record breaking run in the international markets with GBO of approx. 5.35 mil USD [35.7 crs]. This is the highest International GBO of 2016 surpassing the approx. 5.18 mil USD GBO of AIRLIFT over the same period.

Weekend: 25 March - 27 March, 2016

United States of America

RankMovieWeekendWeekend Gross ($)ScreensTotal Gross ($)Total Gross (INR)
11Oopiri (Telugu)18,03,824908,80,3355.87 crores
16Kapoor & Sons24,74,38515315,89,81910.59 crores
21Ambarsariya (Punjabi)11,85,799491,85,5201.24 crores
38Rocky Handsome158,0866357,95638.59 lacs
57Ardaas (Punjabi)328,002153,45,4612.31 crores
60Love Punjab (Punjabi)324,865164,07,6382.72 crores
100Neerja62,927714,21,8249.47 crores
111Vettah (Malayalam)31,811410,7807.18 lacs
142Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum (Tamil)359941,18,39678.83 lacs
157Maheshinte Prathikaaram (Malayalam)5285187,43558.22 lacs
160Kalyana Vaibhogame (Telugu)424212,58,4481.73 crores

Note: Some screens yet to report.


RankMovieWeekendWeekend Gross (US$)ScreensTotal Gross (US$)Total Gross (INR)
10Ambarsariya (Punjabi)12,26,537172,26,5371.51 crores
11Love Punjab (Punjabi)31,27,636179,47,8796.32 crores
12Kapoor & Sons21,12,700203,24,4192.16 crores
23Rocky Handsome127,5391127,53918.34 lacs

United Arab Emirates and G.C.C.

RankMovieWeekendWeekend Gross (AED)ScreensTotal Gross (AED)Total Gross (INR)
N.A.Kapoor & Sons2N.A.N.A.approx. 5,178,8599.39 crores

United Kingdom and Ireland

RankMovieWeekendWeekend Gross (£)ScreensTotal Gross (£)Total Gross (INR)
12Ambarsariya (Punjabi)199,5391899,53993.8 lacs
13Kapoor & Sons292,692383,81,8003.6 crores
29Rocky Handsome122,6291522,62921.33 lacs
33Ardaas (Punjabi)318,67491,76,2831.67 crores
39Love Punjab (Punjabi)310,69961,04,25298.24 lacs
68Darvinte Parinamam (Malayalam)11,51641,5161.43 lacs
72Neerja692132,84,2352.68 crores
80Maheshinte Prathikaaram (Malayalam)4714335,05533.04 lacs
90Action Hero Biju (Malayalam)5552333,86931.92 lacs
121Sanam Teri Kasam8217189,23884.09 lacs
143Oopiri (Telugu)1996990.1 lacs


RankMovieWeekendWeekend Gross (A$)ScreensTotal Gross (A$)Total Gross (INR)
10Ambarsariya (Punjabi)12,49,785232,49,7851.26 crores
20Kapoor & Sons273,139122,64,3871.33 crores
22Rocky Handsome143,6961543,69621.9 lacs
30Ardaas (Punjabi)319,500154,63,8142.33 crores
46Love Punjab (Punjabi)32,63526,95,8623.49 crores

New Zealand

RankMovieWeekendWeekend Gross (NZ$)ScreensTotal Gross (NZ$)Total Gross (INR)
8Ambarsariya (Punjabi)199,064799,06444.15 lacs
16Kapoor & Sons228,65291,20,04553.5 lacs
18Rocky Handsome123,0131023,01310.26 lacs
31Ardaas (Punjabi)33,04171,22,26554.49 lacs
32Love Punjab (Punjabi)32,08631,98,32988.38 lacs


RankMovieWeekendWeekend Gross (MYR)ScreensTotal Gross (MYR)Total Gross (INR)
14Kapoor & Sons218,111668,10111.28 lacs
18Rocky Handsome14,88624,8860.81 lacs
21Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum (Tamil)325611,17,88319.53 lacs

Note: Reported screens only.


RankMovieWeekendWeekend Gross (€)ScreensTotal Gross (€)Total Gross (INR)
39Kapoor & Sons120,0724720,07214.95 lacs


RankMovieWeekendWeekend Gross (PKR)ScreensTotal Gross (PKR)Total Gross (INR)
N.A.Kapoor & Sons2N.A.N.A.approx. 81,685,5005.2 crores

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