‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ continues to dominate box office

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut’s ‘swagger’, R. Madhavan’s subtle nature and Deepak Dobriyal’s wit in “Tanu Weds Manu Returns” has struck gold at the box office, garnering rave reviews. And it’s getting steady as it has amassed Rs.165 crore worldwide.

Produced by Eros International and Colour Yellow Productions, and directed by Aanand L. Rai, “Tanu Weds Manu Returns” is a sequel to the 2011 entertainer “Tanu Weds Manu”.

The film has grossed over Rs.129 crore in India and Rs.36 crore overseas since its release, making it the first film to cross Rs.100 crore Net Box Office (NBOC) this year, read a statement.

Focussing on the rediscovery of love between a married couple, the film features Kangana in a double role and has a supporting cast of actors Jimmy Sheirgill and Swara Bhaskar.

The film got massive response not only from the critics and audience, but also from the film fraternity. Released on May 22, the entertainer collected Rs.38.10 crore in its opening weekend.

Elated by the success, the director said: “Nothing can be bigger and more encouraging than this for a filmmaker. I’d like to thank everyone for accepting the film with so much warmth.”

Nandu Ahuja, senior vice president, India Theatrical, Eros International Media Limited, noted that the film’s success is audience’s win too.

“’Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ is not just our film anymore, it now belongs to the audiences. After a long time viewers are enjoying a real entertainer and we are witnessing families flocking to cinemas and also repeat viewings. The success of films like TWMR reiterates our audiences’ appetite for content driven entertaining cinema,” Ahuja said.

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