URI opens on a high, The Accidental Prime Minister fares well, Simmba continues its good run at box office


Vicky Kaushal’s and Yami Gautam’s URI: The Surgical Strike has opened to good reviews and fabulous numbers at the theatres. The film is based on the surgical strikes that took place in2016 on Pakistan occupied Kashmir.

Starring Paresh Rawal, Mohit Raina and Kirti Kulhari in pivotal roles, the film has been reaping accolades and moolah at the box office. Directed by Aditya Dhar the film witnessed a massive Day 1 and managed to fetch Rs 8.20 crore.

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On the other hand, the other release of this Friday, Anupam Kher’s and Akshaye Khanna’s film The Accidental Prime Minister had a rocky release as the show was cancelled in a few places. However, still, the film had a decent start at the box office and managed to garner Rs 4.50 crore on Day 1.


Ranveer Singh’s and Sara Ali Khan’s Simmba is still going strong at the box office. However, the multiple releases did hamper its screen space but to no avail, the film is still regaling the audience. It has already fetched Rs 215 crore and is looking to increase its collection on Sunday as well.

[caption id="attachment_190501" align="aligncenter" width="647"] Sara and Ranveer in a poster of Simmba[/caption]