Dawn of the Planet of the Apes took a strong $1.9 million debut from 850 screens in India. The sequel performed 96% ahead of the opening weekend of its predecessor, Rise of the Planet of the Apes. The Apes sequel finished the weekend as the #1 MPA title in the market.
The Fault in Our Stars is the #2 MPA title in India after enjoying a $350k bow from 83 screens in the country. The teen drama has found worldwide success to complement its surprise box office run in North America with a $104.2 million overseas cume.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 took the top spot at the Indian box office over the weekend. The animated sequel posted a $1.2 million debut, making it the second highest industry animated premiere of all time behind Ice Age 4.
Humshakals will see a North American debut in over 160 screens according to distributor FIP. Humshakals is an upcoming Bollywood comedy directed by Sajid Khan, director of Bollywood hits Housefull and Housefull 2. The film is co-produced by Fox Star Studios and Vashu Bhagnani's Pooja Entertainment.
Holiday, the new Bollywood release from Reliance, opened to $394k in its North American debut. The Bollywood film played in 144 locations across the North American market, grossing $110k on Friday, $157k on Saturday, and $127k on Sunday.