'2 States' inching close to Rs.100 crore
Posted on May 04 2014 | IANS
New Delhi, May 4 : Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt-starrer "2 States" is in its third week and is still going strong at the box office. It has earned over Rs.90 crore in India and an expert says it is racing towards Rs.100-crore mark.
Said to be made on a budget of approximately Rs.45 crore, co-produced by Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala, and distributed by UTV Motion Pictures, "2 States" released in over 2,000 screens in India April 18.
"'2 States' (week three) Friday (it earned) Rs.1.67 crore, Saturday Rs.2.70 crore. Grand total is Rs.91.68 crore nett. India business. Heading towards Rs.100 crore mark. Super hit," trade analyst Taran Adarsh posted on Twitter Sunday.
"2 States" also stars Ronit Roy, Amrita Singh and Revathy. It is based on a bestseller by author Chetan Bhagat and has been directed by first-timer Abhishek Varman.
The movie is about two states, different cultures and families and one love story. It has also been appreciated by film celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Prabhudheva, Riteish Deshmukh and Sonakshi Sinha.