Golmaal 3 Grosses Rs. 70 Crores In Opening Weekend

November 10th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire  

November 10, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Eros International announces grand success of Golmaal 3 with a gross of Rs 70 crores worldwide in its opening weekend.

Eros International Media Ltd (Eros International), the largest studio in India has announced the stupendous opening for Rohit Shetty’s Golmaal 3, produced by Shri Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Ltd which released across theatres worldwide on 05 November 2010. The film has garnered an impressive gross collection of Rs. 70 crores worldwide in the opening weekend itself.

The much awaited Diwali release triumphed at the box office with a remarkable gross collection of Rs. 60 crores (Net Collection of Rs. 40 crores ) in India and Rs. 10 crores overseas within just three days. The film opened across 2000 plus screens worldwide to rave responses and continues to draw in record numbers.

One of the most anticipated films this year, Golmaal 3 stars Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor along with Mithun Chakraborty, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade, Kunal Khemu, Ratna Pathak, Jhonny Lever, Sanjay Mishra, Vrajesh Hirjee and Ashwini Kalsekar.

Commenting on the opening, Nandu Ahuja, Sr. VP, Distribution, Eros International Media Ltd said, “

“It’s a very proud moment for us as Golmaal 3 opened at 80% - 90% occupancy across the country. Moreover, the long Diwali weekend helped draw in large footfalls in theatres. The film is running packed shows all over India and the current figures strongly indicate that the film is a blockbuster in the making. The feedback received from our distributors and audiences also suggest that there is tremendous repeat viewing factor which will only enhance the performance of the film in the coming weeks.”

Pranab Kapadia, President – Distribution - Eros International plc added, “Golmaal 3 is enjoying a superb response with a fabulous Opening across UK, Australia, middle east etc”.

Ken Naz, President, Eros International, USA added, “Golmaal 3 has taken an excellent opening in USA. The reports have been are extremely encouraging with sold out evening shows in most theatres much in advance.”

About Eros International Media Ltd (Eros)

Eros International Media Ltd. (BSE Script Code: 533261; NSE Script Code: EROSMEDIA) is a global player within the rapidly expanding Indian media and entertainment arena. It operates on a vertically integrated studio model controlling content as well as distribution & exploitation across all formats globally, including cinema, digital, home entertainment and television syndication. Eros International is part of Eros International plc which is the first Indian media Company to get listed on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange.

Eros International has rich experience of over three decades in establishing a global platform for Indian cinema. The Company has a competitive advantage through its extensive and growing movie library comprising of over 1,000 films which include Hindi, Tamil and other regional language films for home entertainment distribution. Eros International has successfully built a robust and dynamic business model by combining the release of new films every year with the exploitation of a valuable film library, making it undisputedly one of the largest content owners in the business.

Regards,

UNIVERSAL COMMUNICATIONS

Parag Desai

universalpr@gmail.com

–Showbiz PR Wire

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