The keenly awaited and highly promoted Aamir Khan starrer Laal Singh Chaddha was released on Thursday, August 11. Directed by Advait Chandan and written by Atul Kulkarni the film which is an adaptation of the Hollywood movie Forrest Gump also features Kareena Kapoor Khan. With immense hype surrounding the film, Laal Singh Chaddha was expected to open on a high note. However, with less than appreciative reviews and negative audience word of mouth the business of the film faced an uphill task at the box office.
In the overseas markets as well Laal Singh Chaddha has found the going tough. However, despite this, the film has managed to hold its own at the overseas box office. In fact, Laal Singh Chaddha has managed to rake in USD 4.01 million [Rs. 31.91 cr.] at the overseas box office. Interestingly, when compared to previous releases of 2022, Laal Singh Chaddha has managed to surpass the collections of the Alia Bhatt starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi which had collected USD 2.75 million over its opening weekend. With this, the Aamir Khan starrer Laal Singh Chaddha has emerged as the highest opening weekend grosser of 2022 in the overseas markets.
Going further, Laal Singh Chaddha which has been receiving mixed reviews from the audience is likely to see its business growth further. As per trade predictions, though the film faces competition from the other release Raksha Bandhan, the business of the film will see good growth over the weekend.
Top Opening Weekend Grossers in overseas in 2022
Laal Singh Chaddha - 4.02 mil. USD
Gangubai Kathiawadi - 2.75 mil. USD
Jug Jug Jeeyo - 2.2 mil. USD
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 - 2 mil. USD
Shamshera - 1.25 mil. USD