Sholay 3D earns Rs 3.75 cr in two days
New Delhi: One of the Bollywood’s biggest ever blockbuster, Sholay, has earned Classic 'Sholay 3D' earns Rs 3.75 cr in two days of the release of the classic’s 3D version. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#Sholay3D Fri 1.50 cr, Sat 2.25 cr. Total: ? 3.75 cr nett. India biz only," commenting on the first two day collections of the Ramesh Sippy-directed movie.
Although big banner movies like Dhoom 3 and Chennai Express have raked in the moolah in the first week itself, the response to Sholay 3D has been a bit subdued. But many reckon that the classic will continue to find takers.
“Sholay 3D has seen many takers and the audience can never say no to a classic like this”, said a source. Producer Sascha Sippy said: "It took two years to make 'Sholay' and three years to restore and convert it into 3D. As far as the budget is concerned, it is close to Rs.20 crore to Rs.22 crore, which also includes the marketing and publicity of the film besides restoration and conversion costs”.
Well, one thing is for sure that Sholay 3D will be a visual treat for all cinema lovers.