Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani – All Time Blockbuster
Whether it is competition from new releases like Fukrey and Raanjhanaa or heavy rains that has lashed the country – absolutely nothing has stopped Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani at the domestic and overseas box office.
The film has crossed the 180 crore mark in India, making it the first ‘All Time Blockbuster’ of 2013. YJHD is also Ranbir Kapoor’s first All Time Blockbuster, his previous biggest hit was ‘Raajneeti’, a multi-starrer that did exceedingly well at the box office and last year’s award-winning film ‘Barfi’.
The film is also a massive blockbuster in the overseas market, where it has collected around 58 crore in 24 days since it’s release.
- Week 1 – 106.6 crore
- Week 2 – 46.85 crore
- Week 3 – 21.55 crore
- 4th Weekend – 5.5 crore (approx)
- Total Collections (24 days) – 180.5 crore
Verdict – All Time Blockbuster
Not too long ago, questions were being asked if Ranbir Kapoor films can find an audience in smaller towns, the B and C centres. The universal success of YJHD has more than answered the question – Ranbir is now an All-India superstar and his next release Besharam, directed by Dabangg director Abhinav Kashyap, will be one of the most awaited films of the year.