Rs.5 crore opening weekend for 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' in India

Dec 17, 2013, 23:32 IST | IANS

Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" started off on a good note at the Indian box office, managing to earn more than Rs. 5 crore just in three days.

It hit 287 Indian screens - in 213 3D screens and in 74 2D screens - Friday and raked in Rs.5.1 crore till Monday, said a statement.

'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'
'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'. Pic/Santa Banta

The fantasy adventure movie, which has a mix of action scenes along with romance to excite the audience, stars Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ian McKellen, Evangeline Lilly, Orlando Bloom, Lee Pace and Luke Evans.

“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” is the second film in the Hobbit trilogy. The first instalment "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" released in 2012.

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