Vicky Kaushal starrer Uri: The Surgical Strike has earned Rs 167.48 crore at the Box Office. The film has minted a total of Rs 3.33 crore on Wednesday, January 30. The collections are remarkable considering the film is showing a steady pace at the Box Office even in weekdays, that too in its week 3. The break-up of week 3 collection is as follows:
Friday: Rs 4.40 crore
Saturday: Rs 9.75 crore
Sunday: Rs 9.20 crore
Monday: Rs 3.43 crore
Tuesday: Rs 3.34 crore
Wednesday: Rs 3.33 crore
Total: Rs 167.48 crore
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the latest Box Office update of Uri: The Surgical Strike and wrote, “#UriTheSurgicalStrike continues its winning streak… Remarkable biz on weekdays increases its chances of hitting ₹ 200 cr… [Week 3] Fri 4.40 cr, Sat 9.75 cr, Sun 9.20 cr, Mon 3.43 cr, Tue 3.34 cr, Wed 3.33 cr. Total: ₹ 167.48 cr. India biz. #Uri #HowsTheJosh” (sic)
The film is going from strength to strength at the ticket window despite the release of two anticipated films – Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi and Thackeray. Uri…’s success also lies in the fact that it has resonated with the audience’s recollection of an event that happened recently. The film has been liked by both the audience and the critics alike. It’s a fictionalised account of the retaliation taken out by the Indian Army for the 2016 Uri attack, was also declared tax-free in Uttar Pradesh with CM Yogi Adityanath lauding it.
“This is a movie on the surgical strikes, the cabinet has decided to exempt it from state GST. This film is about the country’s valour and will instill a feeling of nationalism and patriotism… This will help youth and all citizens of the country to see it,” he had said.
Written and directed by Aditya Dhar and produced by Ronnie Screwvala under the banner of RSVP Movies, the movie follows Major Vihaan Singh Sherghil of the Indian Army, who played a leading role in organizing the 2016 strike.