FILM FISCAL: Sridevi's English Vinglish picks up after a slow start!

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By Hindustan Times

Just like OMG! Oh My God, Sridevi's English Vinglish has also picked up after making a not-so-impressive start. The film that collected a meagre Rs. 2.5 cr on its first day, has garnered Rs. 12.6 cr in its opening weekend.

"#EnglishVinglish collected approx Rs. 12.6 cr nett in its opening weekend. Breakup [estimates]:- Fri 2.5 cr, Sat 4.35 cr, Sun 5.75 cr," trade expert Taran Adarsh tweeted.

The film got a huge critical acclaim from across the board. The word of mouth helped the collections. "#EnglishVinglish started on a slow note on Friday, but the terrific word of mouth helped the business grow over the weekend."

Overseas collections
The movie is doing an impressive business abroad also."#EnglishVinglish *opening weekend* Australia A$ 61,973 [Rs 32.65 lacs] ... New Zealand NZ$ 14,193 [Rs 6.06 lacs]," tweeted Adarsh.

"#EnglishVinglish *opening weekend* UK £ 166,656 [Rs 1.39 cr] ... USA $ 745,414 [Rs 3.92 cr] ... UAE $ 375,000 [Rs 1.97 cr]. Excellent!" Adarsh added.

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