Double Di Trouble had reasonable collections on day one as it collected around 65 lakhs nett on its first day in East Punjab. The film was the first Punjabi film from Mukta Arts and first film with legendary superstar Dharmendra in a full fledged role.
Earlier Dharmendra had guest roles in Punjabi films but the name used to be enough to get huge openings in the 70’s and 80’s. Do Sher in 1974 was a runaway hit and was even dubbled in Hindi as Do Sholay in 1977 and proved to be the only Punjabi dubbed film till date to see success in Hindi due to the star power of Dharmendra.
Double Di Trouble is one of the costliest Punjabi films to be ever made so the collections are not really in accordance to the costs. It had to be near that 1 crore nett mark to be a plus film. Now the film is depending on a good word of mouth run for a few weeks. Below are the top ten opening days for Punjabi films in east Punjab.
Double Di Trouble has done average business as it had a good Sunday and has held well on the weekdays. Thee film will gross around 3.75 crore nett for the week. The approx daily business in East Punjab is as follows is as follows
Friday – 65,00,000
Saturday – 63,00,000
Sunday – 92,00,000
Monday – 38,00,000
Tuesday – 32,00,000
TOTAL – 2,90,00,000
Overall the film will gross around 5 crore nett plus which will be amongst the top ten grossing Punjabi films ever but the costs of Double Di trouble are high. It will be the 11th film to go over 5 crore nett.
Source : Boxofficeindia