Anushka Sharma starrer Pari rakes in Rs 21.08 crore at the box-office

Mar 09, 2018, 08:38 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma's latest release Pari has grossed Rs 21.08 crore at the box-office till Wednesday

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Anushka Sharma in a still from Pari

Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma's latest release Pari has grossed Rs 21.08 crore at the box-office till Wednesday. Film critic Taran Adarsh tweeted the box-office collections of Pari on his official handle, which read, "#Pari Fri 4.36 cr, Sat 5.47 cr, Sun 5.51 cr, Mon 2.14 cr, Tue 1.87 cr, Wed 1.73 cr. Total: 21.08 cr. India biz. (sic)"

Pari is Anushka Sharma's third outing as producer and her first in the horror genre. The film also stars Bengali actor Parambrata Chatterjee, Rajat Kapoor, Ritabhari Chakraborty and Mansi Multani in pivotal roles. Prosit Roy has handled directorial duties.

Pari released on March 2nd. Interestingly, the makers had recovered the cost of production even before the film's release. Focused on keeping the film’s budget tightly in control, the producers have managed to keep its Cost of Production (CoP) at 10 crores through effective cost management; and with an additional P&A (print and advertising) of 8 crores, the total cost of the project stands at 18 crores. Pari earned 10 crores from the sale of its satellite, music, digital & others ancillary rights; thus covering its CoP even before release.

On the work front, Anushka Sharma is set to star opposite Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif in Aanand L Rai's upcoming directorial Zero. Prior to Pari, Anushka Sharma made her debut as the producer in NH10 and has also produced another film Phillauri, a romantic comedy which saw her essay a ghost.

Also read: Why Pari makers thanked Vipul Shah in the film's end credits

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