Udta Punjab opened well in India and abroad. In fact, it’s first day theater occupancy in North India was better than Housefull 3. Prior to this, the movie has been in news because of its issues with the Censor board (read: Udta Punjab Controversy). After that, two days before its release, Udta Punjab’s print was leaked online.

Latest Box Office Update – Udta Punjab has earned around Rs 59.60 cr in India business till 3 July 2016 (seventeen days).

Shahid Kapoor in a still from Udta Punjab

Box Office Collection Details – Udta Punjab

Day Box Office Collection
Day 1 (17-Jun-2016, Friday) 10.05 cr
Day 2 (18-Jun-2016, Saturday) 11.25 cr
Day 3 (19-Jun-2016, Sunday) 12.50 cr
Day 4 (20-Jun-2016, Monday) 4.50 cr
Day 5 (21-Jun-2016, Monday) 4.00 cr
Day 6 (22-Jun-2016, Tuesday) 3.40 cr
Day 7 (23-Jun-2016, Wednesday) 3.40 cr
Day 8 (24-Jun-2016, Friday) 1.45 cr
Day 9 (25-Jun-2016, Saturday) 2.20 cr
Day 10 (26-Jun-2016, Sunday) 2.45 cr
Day 11 (27-Jun-2016, Monday) 0.80 cr
Day 12 (28-Jun-2016, Tuesday) 0.75 cr
Day 13 (29-Jun-2016, Wednesday) 0.71 cr
Day 15 (01-Jul-2016, Friday) 0.50 cr
Day 16 (02-Jul-2016, Saturday) 0.70 cr
Day 17 (03-Jul-2016, Sunday) 0.85 cr

Box Office Collection Overview – Udta Punjab

Time Box Office Collection
Day 1 10.05 cr
First Weekend 33.80 cr
Overall India Business* 59.61 cr

* Till Sunday, July 3, 2016.

First Day Box Office Collection of Udta Punjab

Director Abhishek Chaubey and entire cast and crew behind Udta Punjab have been battling various obstacles one after the other. Finally, Udta Punjab released as scheduled on 17th June 2016.

Alia Bhatt in a still from Udta Punjab

We had said that Box office collection of Udta Punjab was predicted to be around Rs 10 cr on Day 1. Ultimately, the actual figure also stands to be the same (Rs 10.05 cr).

There were chances that it could miss the release date if the issue did not get resolved, but in a landmark judgement, the honorable Court asked the authorities to pass the movie with relevant certificate. The story and the controversies attached to this movie have definitely increased its popularity and it is expected that it can collect around Rs 10 cr on opening day.

Kareena Kapoor in a still from Udta Punjab

Box Office Predictions: Udta Punjab

Read: Will Udta Punjab Join 100 Crore Club?

Udta Punjab’s popularity gained traction owing to its stellar star cast [Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor, Diljit Dosanjh]. This was followed by its controversial Censor Board issues. To top it all, piracy hit it hard when a print was leaked online.

Alia Bhatt in a still from Udta Punjab

There are several benchmarks that Udta Punjab would try to break. One happens to be Shahid Kapoor’s movie R..Rajkumar’s Day 1 Box Office Collection of Rs 10.1 cr. Another is Shahid Kapoor’s October release Shaandaar’s Rs 13.1 cr first day box office collection. Box Office gurus have predicted that Udta Punjab may earn anywhere between Rs 10-12 cr on Day 1 at the box office.

Udta Punjab Box Office Collection

Actual figures of box office collection for Udta Punjab will be published on 17 June 2016. Predicted earning for Day 1 is around Rs 10 cr.

Udta Punjab Dialogue Promo 1

source: YT / Balaji Motion Pictures

Udta Punjab Dialogue Promo 2

source: YT / Balaji Motion Pictures

Udta Punjab Trip Behind The Scenes

source: YT / Balaji Motion Pictures

Udta Punjab The Looks Of Kareena

source: YT / Balaji Motion Pictures

Udta Punjab The Looks Of Diljit Dosanjh

source: YT / Balaji Motion Pictures

Udta Punjab Movie Official Trailer

source: YT / Balaji Motion Pictures

Fly high with the cast of Udta Punjab as the story takes you from narrow lanes to glimmering lights of Punjab. Given the impressive star cast and enthralling trailer, many movie lovers had already planned to watch the movie. Those who did not have a reason till now, would watch it just to see what the censor board was trying to hide. 😉

Udta Punjab released in India on 17 June 2016.

all images, source: YT / Udta Punjab / Balaji Motion Pictures

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