Gangs of Wasseypur shows growth!

By Hindustan Times

MUMBAI, June 26 -- Those who swear by meaningful cinema might yet have reason to rejoice. In spite of a modest opening for Anurag Kashyap's Gangs of Wasseypur (GOW, part one), trade analysts predict that the film is likely to pick up at the box office.

On the other hand, Kunal Kohli's Teri Meri Kahaani (TMK) might have made more money so far, but weighed down by a hefty budget, it already looks "disappointing". Despite an A certificate, GOW seems to be doing well with urban, multiplex audiences. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh says, "The film fared best in Mumbai, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Its business at single screens in massdominated (where commercial films work) circuits was weak. The film collected R10.63 cr net over the first weekend." The hard-hitting film has even inspired an Amul ad campaign. Vikram Malhotra, COO, Viacom18 Motion Pictures says, "It's