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Total Votes: 127
Release Date 2 December, 2011
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Budget ₹25 crores
Box Office India ₹82 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹117 crores
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Reshma throws off her past and becomes Silk, an erotic dancer who uses her sex appeal to make films into successes. Silk dates two famous brothers, clashes with a director who refuses to believe sex is required to sell a film and ultimately causes her own downfall.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹9.16 crores
Saturday₹10.28 crores
Sunday₹10.77 crores
First Weekend₹30.21 crores
First Week₹48.41 crores
Second Week₹17.69 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹82 crores
Worldwide Gross₹117 crores
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Inflation Adjusted Earning

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True Adj Domestic Net ₹230.42 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹328.77 (
) crores

Fun Facts & Triva

  • The name of Vidya Balan in this film is Silk Smitha which is the name of a South Indian sex siren.
  • Keeping this in mind, this film was released on her birthday, 2 December.
  • Vidya Balan's role was first offered to Kangana Ranaut.
  • Vidya Balan had to put on 12 kgs for her role.
  • To get into the character properly, Vidya started smoking & drinking alcohol as well.
  • The director made sure that every look of Vidya Balan in this film should be outstanding. She had over 100 costumes in this film.
  • It was a low budget film which collected over 100 crores worldwide.

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