28th June, 2011: Reliance Entertainment and Maruti Pictures’ Double Dhamaal that opened to an overwhelming response in India has performed equally well overseas.
Double Dhamaal released day and date on 250 screens across 37 countries grossing Rs. 6 crores over the weekend, making it the 2nd highest release this year.
In North America, Double Dhamaal opened in the top 20 films at the box office at no.19. In Australia it opened in top 10 at the box office, at 9th position. In UK it opened at 10th position at the box office garnering 4th highest per print average for the weekend. Double Dhamaal is set to achieve a rare distribution feat wherein each print will recover its investment.
Double Dhamaal will soon see a second phase of release in non-traditional markets across 21 countries such as France, Russia, CIS States, China, Turkey, Greece, Switzerland, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Belarus Norway, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, South Osetia, Abkhazia, Estonia, Latavia and Lithuania.
Spread across a two phase release plan Double Dhamaal will release in 58 countries in all making it one of the most widely distributed Hindi films overseas.
Double Dhamaal is coproduced by Maruti Pictures and Reliance Entertainment and directed by Indra Kumar. It stars Sanjay Dutt, Mallika Sherawat, Kangana Ranaut, Ritiesh Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi, Ashish Chowdhry and Javed Jaferri.