‘Uri’ BO: Vicky Kaushal Film Set to Enter Rs 100-Cr Club on Day 10
Uri: The Surgical Strike continues it’s glorious run at the box office as it raked in Rs 91.84 crore on day 9. The Vicky Kaushal film is well on its way to becoming the first massive hit of 2019.
URI is expected to enter the coveted Rs 100-crore club on day 10, Sunday 20 January, and is the fastest to achieve so among medium-budget films, according to trade analyst Taran Adarsh.
The film opened to mostly positive reviews on 11 January and, according to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, got a “flying start” at the box office. The military drama earned Rs 70.94 crore in a week and is expected to continue its wave of massive numbers.
What’s more, according to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, URI has collected more than 2018’s biggest hits - Raazi, Stree, Badhaai Ho, and Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety - in the first week.
Vicky Kaushal’s performance in the film in particular has been praised. According to The Quint’s Stutee Ghosh Kaushal, in his “all guns blazing avatar, plays his role with exactly the right amount of vigour and vulnerability”.
The film is based on the retaliatory surgical strikes carried out by the Indian army in POK in 2016. It has been directed by Aditya Dhar and stars Vicky Kaushal, Yami Gautam, Paresh Rawal and Mohit Raina.