One of the most awaited films in recent times, 83, is hailed by critics and film watchers alike across the globe. The magnum opus helmed by ace filmmaker Kabir Khan is enjoying a decent run overseas. Like the Indian team in 1983, the film is fighting all odds including the global pandemic.
Despite the recent jump in numbers. Of the Covid-19 cases, 83 are sailing to major overseas markets.
In the first week of release, 83 Easy ranks among the top 10 in major global markets. #9 in North America, #7 in the UK, #2 in Australia and New Zealand.
Earning the third highest average per theater of ₹4,36,500 ,US$ 5,870) at the North America box office, 83 is behind only Spider-Man and Sing 2. The film has beaten films such as The Matrix Resurrection, The King’s Man, West Side Story and American Dog. The excellent word of mouth has spurred demand in theatres, resulting in the addition of the show. In the United States, the film grossed more ₹22,30,86,000 ,US$3 million) until the second Friday. It’s still going strong on the second Friday at #12.
83 too. maintaining a great third highest for the theater average of ₹1,13,000 (1,124 GBP) is among the top 10 movies playing in the UK. The film is still doing well on the second Friday at #9.
83 is collected ₹6,21,46,400 (AU$1.15million) in Australia in 10 days. The motion picture is still in the top 10 at the Australia and New Zealand box office. In Singapore, most of the shows in the second weekend were houseful and the collections remained steady throughout.
Director and producer Kabir Khan says, “Both Ranveer and I have felt that we have never received such appreciation in our lives. The kind of love that is pouring in is unbelievable. 83 is a film that will remain so for years to come. It will be one of the defining films of my career.”
Shibasish Sarkar, one of the producers says, “The kind of reviews 83 The gathering is incredible. The audience and critics have made it a historical film. We can’t complain about the box office. If we do that, it won’t be in the spirit of 83.”