Haider a hit overseas too!

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With glowing reviews Vishal Bhardwaj’s Haider has been called a success. Doing fabulously in India, the film is also getting Bollywood fans overseas into the cinema. On Friday, the cumulative Overseas so far from those reporring their number for Thursday Evening Previews and Friday is approximately Half a Million USD! That was a Super Start! With great word of mouth overseas Haider showed an impressive growth across the box-office from Friday to Saturday! North America shows a growth of over 50% from Friday to Saturday! Cumulative numbers at 375 K USD reported so far with 17 screens yet to report (Thurs Paid Evening Previews 41K USD, Fri 138 K USD, Saturday 200 K). Gulf cumulative reported so far (with some missing screens) is at 320 K USD (Th 79 K, Fr 115 K USD and Sat at 126 K USD) UK shows an amazing jump from Friday to Saturday of 108% with the cumulative at 94 K USD (58 K GBP) Overseas cumulative close to 1 Million USD in just 2 Days!

Haider starring Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Tabu, and Kay Kay Menon, is directed by Vishal Bharadwaj, under the banner of UTV Motion Pictures.

Vishal Bhardwaj’s adaptation of William Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’, Haider – a young man returns home to Kashmir on receiving news of his father’s disappearance. Not only does he learn that security forces have detained his father for harboring militants, but that his mother is in a relationship with his very own uncle. Intense drama follows between mother and son as both struggle to come to terms with news of his father’s death. Soon Haider learns that his uncle is responsible for the gruesome murder, what follows is his journey to avenge his father’s death.


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