Sonam Kapoor starrer Neerja Joins Kangana Ranaout’s Queen by becoming the Second solo actress starrer movie to enter 100 crore club.
This Sonam Kapoor starring movie, the real life story of Neerja Bhanot, reached a another benchmark today. And the movie has become the only solo actress movie to enter the 100 crore club. And we congratulate Sonam Kapoor for her this milestone achievement.
After Airlift, Neerja has become the 2nd box office slammer of 2016. Both the stories of movies revolves around the evacuation of the innocent people from the terrorists. Sonam’s Neerja also beats Priyanka’s solo actress film Mary Kom, which nearly missed the 100 cr worldwide gross mark by 1 crore.
If we talk about Domestic Net Collections, then no Solo Actress has ever touched the 100 cr mark. The closest would be Vidya Balan’s The Dirty Picture, but it also stared Emraan Hashmi who has quite the star power to drive box office figures. Here is Week-wise Breakdown of Neerja
Week 1 – Rs.35.29 Cr
Week 2 – Rs.21.52 Cr
Week 3 – Rs.5.50 Cr
Total Net Collection– Rs.62.31 Crore
Total Overseas Collection– Rs.24.81 Crore
WorldWide Gross – Rs. 103.10 Crore
Neerja released on 19th February 2016 worldwide. The collection reports also reveal that the movie is running successfully in the domestic as well as in the international market. The movie also stars Shabana Azmi as Neerja’s mother, Yogendra Tiku as her father and Shekhar Ravjiani as her love partner. The movie occurs at the direction of Ram Madhvani.