This week box office saw one major release – Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone starrer Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. The movie managed to earn close to 20 crore on the first day itself and earned 62.11 crores in its opening weekend.
The movie broke all the previous records of films like Special 26, ABCD – Any Body Can Dance and emerged as the biggest opener of 2013. The movie also broke Ranbir’s records of his previous blockbusters like Rockstar and Barfi and Deepika’s records of Om Shanti Om and Cocktail.
The movie was directed by Ayan Mukerji of Wake Up Sid fame under the banner of Dharma Productions. It was screened in 3000 screens all over India. Though the movie had the biggest opening in 2013 it missed to beat Salman Khan’s Dabangg 2 record by a very small number.
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani is doing exceptionally well in India and overseas.It is also going to be the first Bollywood movie after Devdas to release in Israel.