Official synopsis: Set in the rustic surroundings of a village in Haryana in India, Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola is a comedy-drama about Harry Mandola (Pankaj Kapur), a wealthy industrialist who loves his drink, his daughter Bijlee (Anushka Sharma) and the unusual bond they both share with Harry's man friday, Matru (Imran Khan). Much to her father's delight, Bijlee is all set to marry Baadal (Arya Babbar), the son of a powerful politician Chaudhari Devi (Shabana Azmi). This alliance which is far from just being a simple union of two young people becomes the seed for a story that brings twists and turns in the lives of Matru, Bijlee and Mandola.
Release date: January 11
Chakravyuh took in $3,104 from 79 locations in North America this past weekend. North American cume = $151,778.
Student of the Year made another $20,988 from 106 locations in North America. North American cume = $670,086.
English Vinglish grabbed $16,414 from 88 North American locations over the weekend. North American cume = $1,853,048.
Tom Cruise will soon be fighting bad guys in India.
The star's latest film is slated to open in India on January 4. Viacom 18 will handle distribution.
Jack Reacher opens in North America on December 21.
Sony reports that Skyfall made another $1.7 million in India over the weekend for a total of $8.5 million. That puts Skyfall's gross in India this weekend ahead of a few key markets: BRAZIL ($1.6 million), DENMARK ($1.6 million), NORWAY ($1.4 million), KOREA ($1.4 million) and AUSTRIA ($1.4 million).
Note: These grosses are from areas with reliable reporting. They do not represent the entire country.
Source: Box Office India