Punjabi Movie “Sardaar Ji” a massive hit worldwide
Punjabi Movie “Sardaar Ji” starring Diljit Dosangh, Mandy Takhar and Neeru Bajwa has collected about ₹14.45 crore at the box office worldwide in the first weekend which means it has recovered all of its production costs after only three days.
This movie, which was released on Friday 26th June and had been preceded by massive global promotion including personal appearances by Diljit Dosangh across the UK,Canada and India,it did really good business in Indian cinemas across the Punjab, Delhi, UP, Rajasthan and Mumbai. With a collection of ₹2.49 crore nett on its first day, “Sardaar Ji” became one of the biggest Punjabi grosser of 2015 at the box office on the opening day.It collected about ₹2.72 crore on Saturday and earned over ₹3 crore on Sunday, taking its nett collections to about ₹8.21 crore in India in the first weekend.
There were also overwhelming opening revenue figures from around the World it collected ₹1.73 crore (A$353,385) in Australia, ₹1.07 crore (£106,595) in the UK and ₹44.45 lakh (NZ$101,659) in New Zealand in the first weekend. Its three-day total from these countries stood at ₹3.24 crore.”Sardaar Ji” has collected approximately ₹14.45 crore worldwide in the first weekend.The film was made on a budget of ₹11 crore, so the film has recovered all its production costs and earned a small profit in just three days.This is a massive achievement for a Punjabi film which has out performed some of the Bollywood releases this year
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The success of this film establishes Diljit Dosangh as the new superstar of Punjabi Cinema,who has enjoyed a steady rise in popularity in Punjabi films so far.Diljit Dosangh will also be seen in the Bollywood film ‘Udha Punjab’ alongside Shahid Kapoor,Kareena Kapoor and Alia Bhatt.’Sardaar Ji’ has broken the previous records set by Punjabi cinema when Diljit Dosangh and Neeru Bajwa came together in the romantic comedy Jatt and Julliet 2
‘Sardaar Ji’ introduces Fantasy for the first time in Punjabi Cinema and according to the opening figures from box offices show that audiences across the world have flocked to screens to checkout this new concept.This will set the new bench mark for Punjabi Films as they find new global markets like in China and Spain,countries where Punjabi films have only just begun to be shown.No doubt these record breaking revenues will encourage Punjabi film makers to make more big budget films.