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Box Office: Sarbjit’s box office analysis with respect to other biopics

By Bollywood Hungama News Network
Sarbjit, the Omung Kumar directed film based on the life of an Indian national who was detained in Pakistan, released on Friday. Featuring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Randeep Hooda and Richa Chadha, the film opened on a decent note.

In this box office report, we take a look at the opening weekend collections of Sarbjit while comparing them to that of the previously released biopics. Interestingly, Sarbjit despite its promotions and hype comes in last collecting Rs. 13.96 cr, unable to beat the earlier release Azhar which was based on the life of ex-Indian cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin that collected Rs. 20.8 cr. In fact the top three biopics are Farhan Akhtar‘s Bhaag Milkha Bhaag that collected Rs. 32.3 cr, Priyanka Chopra‘s Mary Kom that collected Rs. 30.60 cr and Sonam Kapoor‘s Neerja that collected Rs. 22.01 cr.

Simultaneously, considering this is Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s second cinematic outing since Jazbaa we decided to compare them as well. Here again Sarbjit loses out to Jazbaa. Taking second place, Sarbjit did not manage to out beat the collection of Jazbaa that were pegged at Rs. 15.24 cr.

Comparison with other biopics

Movie NameReleaseOpening Weekend
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag12-Jul-1332.3
Mary Kom05-Sep-1430.60
Neerja19-Feb-1622.01
Azhar13-May-1620.8
Sarbjit20-May-1613.96

 

Comparison with Aishwarya’s last release

Movie NameReleaseOpening Weekend
Sarbjit20-May-1613.96
Jazbaa09-Oct-1515.24

 

Disclaimer:
The Box Office figures are compiled from various sources and our own research. The figures can be approximate and Bollywood Hungama

does not make any claims about the

authenticity of the data. However, they are adequately indicative of the box-office performance of the film(s).

More Pages: Sarbjit Box Office Collection , Sarbjit Movie Review

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