By Hindustan Times
New Delhi, June 20 -- Sony Pictures' remake of the 1984 cult blockbuster, The Karate Kid, has got the biggest opening for any Jackie Chan film in India and the US. The film that stars Chan and Will Smith's son Jaden, released in India last week.
"We are expecting the numbers to go up in the coming week following positive word-of- mouth publicity. Many shows drew full houses during the weekend," exults Kercy Daruwala, managing director, Sony Pictures.
According to the production major, the film grossed $56 million in its first weekend worldwide. "Of this, $1 million (Rs 4.5 crore) came from the English and dubbed Hindi and Tamil versions, making it the highest grossing Jackie Chan film in India," says a sour