Waar scores biggest Eid collection in Pakistan

Waar breaks local box-office records by earning Rs42.6 million in just three days of Eid.

Rafay Mahmood October 19, 2013
Waar breaks local box-office records by earning Rs42.6 million in just three days of Eid. PHOTO: FILE

Actor Shaan has once again proven that he remains the unbeatable, true star of Pakistani cinema as his much-hyped action thriller Waar broke all records against estimates.

Waar opened Wednesday on 42 screens across Pakistan and set a new record of box-office collections pertaining to Eid openings. After a first day opening of Rs11.4 million (exact figures: Rs11,397,930.00), Bilal Lashari’s big budget flick earned a total of Rs42.6 million (42,606,655.00) till Friday night, breaking all previous records of Eid collections. Waar has also broken first day record set by King Khan’s Chennai Express that had earned around nine million rupees on Eidul Fitr. If this remains to be the trend then Waar is expected to earn a total of Rs60 million or more in its first week, which will also beat Chennai Express's all-time high first week collections by a few millions.

Waar's first week on the box office will be considered of nine days since the collections from this Wednesday (first day of Eid) to next Friday will be collectively calculated. If Waar continues doing great at the box office then it is expected to earn an overall total of Rs120 million. However, an important trend has come to the fore. While Main Hoon Shahid Afridi covered the total business of Chambaili just in its first week similarly, Waar will supersede MHSA’s total business in its first week of running. But, Waar’s business is expected to face a major decline Monday onwards due to the end of a long weekend. Nonetheless, if it maintains its first-weekend run in the following weekends as well, then it will be considered the second blockbuster of modern-day Pakistani cinema, after Bol.

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armaan | 7 years ago | Reply actually film should release in world wide. Then pakistani flim maker earn more and more. Especially gulf state, india, bangladesh, srilanka and nepal. Also in uk and usa, canada, malaysia. We earn a lot of..... Indian movie are becoming less interested to muslim world. Allah hafeez
... | 7 years ago | Reply

To raj kafir

Mola jat was in a cenima where ticket was 25 rupees. Molar jatt business of 1year less then waar in 1week.

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