Shootout At Wadala has reportedly created a landmark in the history of A- certifcates in Hindi cinema.
The box office collections on the opening day amount to Rs. 10.01 crore. Surprisingly, Bombay Talkies that released on the same day had an opening day collection of Rs. 1.01 crore.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweets, "#ShootoutAtWadala Fri 10.1 cr... Amongst the top openers of the year!"
More tweets from Taran:
taran adarsh: #ShootoutAtWadala opens at No 11 position in UK. Despite 18 certificate by British censors. That says it all!
taran adarsh: Another surprise! #ShootoutAtWadala opens very well in USA too. Fri $ 55,000. Good start!
The grand opening at box office has the actors of Shootout At Wadala rejoicing. Manoj Bajpai tweeted this morning, "Fri 10.1CR... The Higest "A" certificate opening in the history of Indian cinema ... #ShootoutAtWadala". Manoj plays the role of Zubair Imtiaz Haskar, allegedly based on Dawood Ibrahim's elder brother Sabir Kaskar, in Shootout At Wadala.
Sunny Leone who has an item song in the film writes on Twitter, "#shootoutatwadala @shootoutwadala nets 10.1 cr at the domestic box office on friday ! Congrats everyone"
John Abraham plays the lead role, gangster Manya Surve, in Shootout At Wadala, a film that chronicles arguably first encounter by Mumbai Police.