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'Uri: The Surgical Strike' shines through first-weekend

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

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The has surely impressed the audience and the box-office numbers are proof of it! Indian critic and trade analyst took to his handle to share the box office collection of the over the weekend.

"#UriTheSurgicalStrike emerges the FIRST HIT of 2019... Indeed, 2019 has started with high josh... Sets the BO on Day 3... Packs a solid total in its opening weekend... Fri 8.20 cr, Sat 12.43 cr, Sun 15.10 cr. Total: 35.73 cr. biz. ##HowsTheJosh," he tweeted.

The film minted Rs. 8.20 crore on the first day of its release, on Saturday the film earned Rs. 12.43 crore and on Sunday it made around Rs. 15.10 crore.

According to Box Office India, the film has scored better in the bigger cities including Mumbai, and The film has also managed to impress the people of East Punjab.

The movie, which hit the big screens on January 11, is based on the 2016 Indian Army's surgical strikes and showcases the instances of what went down during the Indian army's surgical strikes in following the attacks in Jammu and Kashmir's town.

The 2016 surgical strike was initiated on September 29 after four militants attacked the at on September 18 and killed 19 unarmed soldiers.

The 'Raazi' star, plays the role of an in the Aditya Dhar directorial. Apart from Vicky, the film also stars as and as a The movie, which is being produced by Ronnie Screwvala, also features and in pivotal roles.

'The Accidental Prime Minister', a biopic on former PM based on a book by his former Sanjaya Baru, has also managed to record decent numbers. The biographical drama has earned an estimated Rs 12 crore, according to

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 18:16 IST