Published On: Wed, Feb 24th, 2016

Neerja has a Superb Monday!

Ram Madhvani’s Neerja is growing with each day due to the strong word of mouth the film garnered since its first few hours of release.

The film has appreciation pouring in from all quarters.

Neerja has a superb Monday. Excellent hold with very strong trend going into week days. Collects 3.7 crore, bringing the 4 day total to 25.71 crore!

Neerja has witnessed a fantastic weekend of 22.01 crores!

The biopic which was made at a modest budget opened to 4.7 crores and has been growing ever since.

Day 2 witnessed a further hike as it collected 7.6 crores.

Sunday (Day 3) further saw an increase as Neerja went on to collect 9.71 crores.
The film has had a hold over the Indian and overseas market too due to its powerful content.

Neerja also delivered a fantastic opening weekend of $ 1.56 million in the international markets ( INR 10.7 crores)

Neerja marks to be the highest opening weekend for a female centric – 15 rated film in the international markets. (The censor rating of 15 restricts the family audiences in North America, UK, Middle East and Australia)

The box office numbers from key markets are given below.


$ 635, 202 – ( the highest opening weekend of a female centric – 15 rated film)

Middle East
$ 575, 406 – ( the highest opening weekend of a female centric – 15 rated film)

$ 153,386 – ( second highest opening weekend of 2016)

$ 84,299

Rest of the world – $ 113, 394.

Team Neerja has been garnering goodwill messages from Btown, critics and audiences in abundance with survivors from around the globe writing in to express their gratitude to the makers.

“We are humbled with the audience response to Neerja ! Viewers across the country have connected to this emotional and heart-touching story of a 23 year old girl who did something extraordinary. The film is resonating across demographics in India as also with Indians across the world, ” said Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox Star Studios.

Neerja is a film directed by Ram Madhvani, Produced by Fox Star Studios and Bling Unplugged and stars Sonam Kapoor in the lead.