Go Goa Gone opened in 1135 screens this week with a $3.9 million gross to top the Indian box office among domestic films. Two sequels, Aashiqui 2 and Shootout at Wadala, placed in second and third place respectively. Aashiqui 2 held for a strong $2 million during its third week, reaching an $11.5 million cume. Shootout at Wadala grossed $1.9 million to take its total to $9.2 million.
Box office results for domestic films in India. May 10-16, 2013
Go Goa Gone opened in 92 screens in North America for a $107,044 gross. Shootout at Wadala, last week's number 1 domestic film in India, held remarkably well in its third week in North America. The crime thriller grossed $61, 604, only $3,000 less than its performance the previous weekend. Shootout at Wadala has grossed a cume of $338,433 in North America.
Iron Man 3 is doing steady business in India. Disney's blockbuster is now up to $11.3 million, which means that India is the 17th strongest market for the film.
Shootout at Wadala topped the domestic Indian box office this week, grossing $7.2 million in 1,587 screens. The sequel to the 2007 crime thriller Shootout and Lokhandwala easily routed last week's #1 film and top-grossing sequel, Aashiqui 2. Shootout at Wadala also opened in 89 screens in North America and grossed $276,829. Ek Thi Daayan slowed down in its third week in release in India, reaching a $4.6 million cume. Ek Thi Daayan has grossed $112,135 at 47 locations in North America over the same time period.
Domestic box office results for India. Week of May 2-9, 2013
Aashiqui 2 led ticket sales last week, netting $6.4 million in its opening run. The long awaited sequel to the 1990 Bollywood hit was released in 1124 screens. Ek Thi Daayan saw a reduced screen count on its second week and only managed to gross $463,431. Himmatwala and Jolly LLB still have a pulse in the bottom half of the top ten. Himmatwala has grossed $8.8 million in five weeks in release. Jolly LLB has grossed $5.8 million over seven weeks.
Box office results for India. April 26 - May 2, 2013.