Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi starring global talent Alia Bhatt is leading the charts for Indian films at the UK box office in its second weekend, despite multiple new releases.
Released in UK cinemas by Paramount Pictures, the film took £92,629 from just 61 sites in its second weekend (04.03-06.03). Paramount remarkably reduced the number of sites from 150 locations. The film still scored a strong average of £1,519 per site with a total gross of £464,822.
The Hindi feature film currently has the highest opening, and highest total gross after the second weekend for an Indian film at the UK box office since the Coronavirus pandemic started in early 2020.
Zee Studios released Amitabh Bachchan starrer Jhund. The sports drama opened to only £9,415 from 28 sites. An additional £518 was collected from 4 locations in Ireland.
Punjabi rom-com Main Viyah Nahi Karona Tere Naal, released by White Hill Studios, opened to £18,978 from 16 sites.
White Hall Studios’ Aaja Mexico Challiye raked in £21,000 from 16 sites in its second weekend, with an impressive £1,400 site average. The total gross stands at £147,343.
Tamil film Valimai starring Ajith Kumar and Huma Qureshi added £5,409 from 6 locations in its second weekend, bringing the total gross to £137,136.
Bheemla Nayak took £3,645 from 9 locations in its second weekend, bringing the total gross to £159,870.
This week Radhe Shyam starring Prabhas and Pooja Hedge will open in UK cinemas. The film has been classified with a 12A rating by the British Board of Film Classification.
UK Box Office data is compiled and supplied by Comscore