Bol Bachchan has terrific opening in North America
Indo-Asian News Service
July 10, 2012 11:02 IST
Indian comedy adventure Bol Bachchan
starring Ajay Devgn and Abhishek Bachchan scored a terrific opening in North America generating the best debut this summer for any Bollywood film.
Read: Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan's Bol Bachchan gets a roaring start
Released by Fox International Productions, Rohit Shetty's comic hit grossed $562,000 in its first three days beating the opening of Akshay Kumar's Rowdy Rathore
by a remarkable 47 percent despite playing in fewer theatres, according to Boxofficeguru.com.
It also debuted bigger than Teri Meri Kahaani
starring Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. In addition, Bol Bachchan
more than tripled the opening weekend of the last Rohit Shetty-Ajay Devgn project Singham
which released in July of last summer. (Review: Bol Bachchan
The Hollywood Reporter remarked that Abhishek Bachchan gives "one of his best performances to date" and that the film is filled with "engaging performances and ever-spiraling hysteria."
landed in the Top 20 at the North American box office and also scored a huge number one opening in India.