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Total Votes: 159
Release Date 21 February, 2014
Budget ₹20 crores
Box Office India ₹29 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹47 crores
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Right before her wedding, a young, full of life city girl is abducted and held for ransom. As the time being spent on highway passes, she starts to develop a strange bond with her kidnapper. It is in this captivity that she feels free in her life for the first time. What would happen when she goes back to her family? Will they approve of her bond with the kidnapper?

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹3.21 crores
First Weekend₹12.83 crores
First Week₹21.3 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹29 crores
Worldwide Gross₹47 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹57.71 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹93.53 (
) crores

Movie Reception

Highway had a slow start on its opening day and took a jump in the evening shows. The film witnessed a good growth during its first weekend and also did well on the weekdays. Due to the positive response from the audience, it collected Rs. 21 crores and easily recovered its budget cost.

The decent hold of the film in the second week took its total lifetime collection to Rs. 29 crores. It also earned moderately in the overseas and ensured a worldwide total of Rs. 47 crores at the box office. Alia Bhatt was lauded for its superb performance in the challenging role in the film.

Full Cast & Characters

Randeep HoodaMahabir Bhati Gujjar
Alia BhattVeera Tripathi
Arjun MalhotraVinay
Saharsh Kumar ShuklaGoru
Pradeep NagarTonk
Durgesh KumarAadoo
Hemant MahaurKasana
Reuben IsraelM. K. Tripathi
Naina TrivediAmma
Mohd. Kaifyoung Mahabir
Samar Mudasir Bakshiyoung Veera

Fun Facts & Triva

  • This was Alia's second movie.
  • This movie is inspired by a TV series of the same name.
  • In 2005, Imtiaz Ali wanted Preity Zinta & Sunny Deol to work in this movie. Later in 2006, Ayesha Takia & Bobby Deol were finalized. But finally, this movie was finally made with Alia & Randeep Hooda in 2014.
  • The book in Alia Bhatt's hand till the end is "Women Who Run With The Wolves: Contacting the Power of the Wild Woman" which is written by Clarissa Pinkola Estes.
  • Many scenes of the film were improvised.
  • Some years back, Alia Bhatt's Sister, Pooja Bhatt came with the movie with the name "Sadak". The title is very much similar to Alia's film, "Highway".

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