Dear Zindagi is a breadth of fresh air in Bollywood saturated with the glut of blow hot blow cold rom-com fare.
The film, which is co-produced by Gauri Khan, Karan Johar and SRK, collected Rs 8.75 crore on Friday. The film is expected to do well during this weekend.
The popularity of Shah Rukh Khan is clearly visible on overseas box office market where young desi and Pakistani girls still swoon at the sight of the megastar.
The film, which has a midweek release in North America ( USA and Canada) collected Rs 17.82 lakh and Rs 2.69 crore in Canada and the USA respectively.
Dear Zindagi has managed to mint Rs 2.87 crore in North America. The film has also fared well as compared to Gauri Shinde’s English Vinglish.
A trade analyst shared, ” #DearZindagi has a STRONG start… Hi-end plexes of major centres contribute maximum… Fri ₹ 8.75 cr [1200 screens]. India biz. #DearZindagi, which had a midweek release in North America [USA + Canada], has grossed $ 419,208 [₹ 2.87 cr] in 2 days… Details follow…”
Dear Zindagi also had a midweek release in UAE, collecting Rs 1.19 crore.
The audience has praised the performance of Alia Bhatt who portrays – an independent woman. Her character’s efforts to find stability in her relationships is endearing. Most young women could relate to the character of Kiara.
This is the second noteworthy performance by Alia after garnering rave reviews for Udta Punjab. Shah Rukh Khan is playing an extended cameo. – CINEWS