2013’s most critically acclaimed film ‘The Lunchbox’ has emerged as the highest grossing Indian film at the US box office for films released in 2014. It has also made it to the Top 5 highest grossing Indian films of all time in the U.S. beating hugely successful films like Shahrukh Khan’s My Name Is Khan.
Grossing more than 4 million (and still counting), The Lunchbox is only behind films like Dhoom 3, Chennai Express and 3 Idiots.
Apart from the US, ‘The Lunchbox’ has recorded strong international collections, especially from European markets where it is still going strong in France, Germany, Sweden among other markets.
For its star cast and release size, The Lunchbox did very well in India too collecting around 28 crore net. The film was made on a budget of less than 10 crore.
Released in the US on February 28th, The Lunchbox has collected $4,064,041 (Rs 24.25 cr) so far.