Vicky Kaushal's Uri: The Surgical Strike has been in theatres for over two months and while most films are out of cinema halls by this time, the case isn't the same with this one. Directed by Aditya Dhar, the military drama came out on January 11 and since then has been raking in moolah non-stop. The film, which also features Yami Gautam, Paresh Rawal, and television actor Mohit Raina, has already been declared the biggest blockbuster of recent times. And yet, it still hasn't slowed down at the box office. In fact, so many films released after Uri but none of them gave serious competition to Vicky starrer. Uri - The Surgical Strike Box Office Collection: Vicky Kaushal's Blockbuster is Still Minting Money, Earns Rs 242.27 Crore.
Just a while back, film trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to the microblogging site Twitter and revealed the updated figures. He wrote, "#Uri braves new films week after week, faces reduced screens/shows week after week, yet stands tall... [Week 10] Fri 10 lakhs, Sat 22 lakhs, Sun 31 lakhs, Mon 9 lakhs, Tue 9 lakhs, Wed 9 lakhs, Thu 5 lakhs. Total: ₹ 243.77 cr. India biz."
He also tweeted, "#Uri biz at a glance...Week 1: ₹ 71.26 cr, Week 2: ₹ 62.77 cr, Week 3: ₹ 37.02 cr, Week 4: ₹ 29.34 cr, Week 5: ₹ 18.74 cr, Week 6: ₹ 11.56 cr, Week 7: ₹ 6.67 cr, Week 8: ₹ 3.83 cr, Week 9: ₹ 1.63 cr, Week 10: 95 lakhs, Total: ₹ 243.77 cr, India biz. ALL TIME BLOCKBUSTER." Manohar Parrikar Passes Away: Remembering How the Former Defence Minister Played A Big Part in Vicky Kaushal's Uri: The Surgical Strike.
Apart from Uri: The Surgical Strike, quite a few films are currently enjoying a good at the Indian box office. Ranveer Singh's Gully Boy, which came out last month on Valentine's Day, is also raking in money at the ticket windows and so is Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon's rom-com Luka Chuppi. Badla, starring Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu in the lead, released on March 8 and since then has been getting cash registers not just in India but abroad as well. And the newly released Kesari has also packed a solid punch at the box office as it has become the biggest opener of 2019 by minting Rs 21.50 crore on day 1.