New Delhi: Anushka Sharma's comedy drama Phillauri collected Rs 3.10 crore over the weekend, tweeted trade analyst Taran Adarsh. The film, which released on March 24, had made had earned Rs 22 crore till last Friday. Phillauri stars Diljit Dosanjh and Suraj Sharma in pivotal roles. The Anshai Lal-directed film is based in Phillaur, Punjab and tracks two separate love stories, set 98 years apart. The film's current total now stands at Rs 25.78 crore, tweeted Mr Adarsh. Anushka plays Diljit's love interest and in the other part, we see her as a ghost Shashi. Life Of Pi actor Suraj Sharma stars Kanan Gill, a young rapper, who gets accidentally get married Shashi, the ghost.
- Phillauri plots two separate love stories, set 98 years apart
- Anushka stars a ghost bride
- Anushka and Dijit will be next seen in Kaneda
Here's Phillauri's box office collection so far:
#Phillauri collects 3.10 cr in Weekend 2... [Week 2] Fri 70 lakhs, Sat 1 cr, Sun 1.40 cr. Total: 25.78 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 3, 2017
In his review for NDTV Movies, Saibal Chatterjee gave Phillauri three out of five stars. He wrote, "The film is an unconventional Bollywood entertainer that is watchable all the way. It does not rely on star power. It does not rely on star power and draws its strength instead from an off-kilter screenplay that for once might make you want to believe in the existence of ghosts." Mr Chatterjee further wrote that Phillauri is inspired by Tim Burton's 2005 animated film Corpse Bride..
Phillauri is Anushka's second film as a producer after NH10. After Philluri, Anushka and Diljit are all set to star in Kaneda.
Anushka Sharma is currently busy filming Imtiaz Ali's next film with Shah Rukh Khan in Punjab while Diljit Dosanjh will be seen as a superhero in Anurag Singh's Super Singh.