Agneepath becomes biggest first day opener!

By Hindustan Times

Karan Johar's modern version of Agneepath has broken all records to become the biggest opener ever. According to the latest trade reports, the film has garnered Rs 25 crore, beating the opening collections of Salman Khan's Bodyguard (Rs 21.6 cr).

Unlike the 1990 film, which only got critical acclaim and not box-office return, the remake is veering towards the road of success, if trade pundits are to be believed.

"The film, which stars Hrithik Roshan, Sanjay Dutt, Priyanka Chopra and Rishi Kapoor, made Rs. 25 crore (all-India net collection) on its first day at the box-office, January 26, 2012. This is an all-time record," writes trade guru Komal Nahta in his blog koimoi.com.

"As figures are still flowing in, it remains to be seen if Agneepath will break the record for the highest collect