Eros International, the Indian media and Entertainment Company today announced that Salman Khan starrer- Veer in its opening weekend, has had gross collections of Rs. 41 crores worldwide at the box office. Veer did a first weekend business of Rs. 32 crores (Rs. 19.50 crores net) in India with Rs. 9 crores coming in from overseas. Salman’s last hit Wanted netted Rs. 17.25 crores for the same period.
An Anil Sharma film, Veer, starring Salman Khan, Mithun Chakraborty, Jackie Shroff and debutant Zarine Khan released across cinemas worldwide on 22nd January 2010. The film released with 1,300 prints and digital cinemas all over India and 236 prints overseas.
A spectacular treat for Salman fans, Veer has emerged a high grosser in circuits like Rajasthan, Delhi/UP, Bihar, Gujarat etc. with the single screens doing good business over the weekend, which again demonstrates Salman Khan’s power to connect with the masses.
Veer is a saga of bravery and drama, treachery and love. Set in the nineteenth century, this is the story of a warrior clan, the Pindharis, who become sworn enemies with the King of Madhavgarh, Rajasthan after the latter betrays them, joining hands with the British for a full-blooded Pindhari slaughter. The bravest, the toughest, the strongest of the Pindharis is Veer who takes on the might of the British Empire, the conniving King of Madhavgarh as well as his own jealous tribesmen. Veer is a period drama with romance and action thrown in.
The movie is distributed globally by Eros International.