Congratulations to the makers of Uri: The Surgical Strike as it has been minting moolah at the box office since its release. Uri collection has crossed the mark of Rs 100 cr on the 2nd weekend. It is a war drama based on real incident – the surgical strikes conducted by the Indian Army on seven terrorist launchpads in Pakistan near the Line of Control (LoC). This took place on 29th September 2016. (check: Why cheat India 3rd day collection.)
The movie starring Vicky Kaushal earned close to Rs 70 cr in the first week itself. It had crossed the 50 cr mark by its 1st Tuesday. On 10th day of release, it has enter the much coveted club of 100 cr. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the same on micro-blogging platform Twitter on his official handle.
Besides Vicky, Uri stars Yami Gautam, Mohit Raina, and Paresh Rawal in important roles. This incident happened to retaliated to a terrorist attack on an army camp at Uri earlier that month. Vicky has made himself a strong place in the Bollywood after giving awesome performances in films like Manmarziyaan, Raazi, and Sanju.
Vicky seems to be extremely happy with the performance of his film in the various markets as the audience has received it with open arms. It is directed and written by Aditya Dhar. It has overshadowed other releases of this week like Why Cheat India, Rangeela Raja, and Fraud Saiyaan.
On 2nd Friday, Uri collected Rs 7.75 cr while on 9th day, it earned over Rs 13 cr making its 13 days total collection to Rs 90.75 cr. The collections in the second week is not going to go much down than 15% compared to first one. The film witnessed a growth of around 70% on second Saturday. Now, event 200 cr can’t be ruled out.
Uri 10th day collection – Rs 15.90 cr (updated)
Uri 10 days box office collection – Rs 105 crores
Going by the trend, it looks like that the film will be able to touch the 175 cr figure in India in its lifetime run. If it could hold up itself against biggie Manikarnika, then 200 crore would be realistic. Generally, films see growth and maximum collection on Sundays being a holiday. Similarly, Uri saw some more growth.