‘Mary Kom’ scoops nearly Rs.30 crore in opening weekend
New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra’s power-packed performance as boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom in the biopic has led to the film amassing a box office collection of close to Rs.30 crore in its opening weekend. The National Award-winning actress hopes the movie has a “wonderful run”.
The movie, released on Teachers’ Day Sep 5, collected Rs.8.02 crore on Friday, Rs.9.25 crore on Saturday and Rs.11.05 crore on Sunday totalling Rs.28.32 crore for the weekend, said a source.
“What a weekend for #MaryKom. Thank you all. I truly hope that the story of our true champ @MangteC has a wonderful run at the box office (sic),” Priyanka posted on Twitter Monday.
The movie, directed by first timer Omung Kumar — known for his skills as a set designer, released across 1,800 screens in the country.
“Mary Kom” has been appreciated for its screenplay, inspirational storyline and Priyanka’s performance.