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Saturday 20th June 2009 20.00 IST
WOLVERINE GARNERS THE BIGGEST OPENING IN THE U.S FOR 2009 & NOW THE BIGGEST OPENING IN INDIA AS WELL! Mutant superhero film ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’ has not only become a blockbuster hit abroad but has struck a strong cord with the Indian audiences too.
A 20th Century Fox film starring Hugh Jackman, the film opened in India on June 19th in English and Hindi and has garnered one of the highest openings among Hollywood films in India, beating films like ‘Fast & the furious 4’, ‘Angels & Demons’, ‘The Dark Knight’, ‘Indiana Jones & the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull’.
Says Mr. Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox Star Studios India, “We’ve had a strong opening for X-Men Origins: Wolverine across the country. The audience reaction has been very positive which is helping build great word of mouth for the film as a must see film!”
The film has grossed more than Rs. 2 Crores in its opening day itself. The first 2 days have seen theatres running houseful across all regions of the country. Here are some reports:
North India - Interiors of Ghaziabad cinemas morning shows as early as 9.30am were full. - The shows are full in centres like Gorakhpur too. - At some centres the opening is comparable to that of blockbuster Spiderman-3.
- DT Saket & Spice Noida are running 14 shows daily, while DT Vasantkunj opening today is running 11shows daily.
Sanjay Ghai of Mukta Arts, the leading distributor in North India says “It’s the best opening for a Hollywood More >