Tanu Weds Manu Returns box office collections: Kangana Ranaut’s first women centric film in Rs 100 crore club

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New Delhi | Updated: June 10, 2015 10:17 AM

Tanu Weds Manu Returns box office collections have soared to Rs 112.47 cr, making the Kangana Ranaut starrer the first women centric film to enter Rs 100-crore club.

tanu weds manu returns kangana ranautTanu Weds Manu Returns box office collections have soared to Rs 112.47 cr in India in just 13 days, making the Kangana Ranaut starrer the first women centric film to enter the Rs 100-crore club. (Image: Twitter/Bollywood Hungama)

Tanu Weds Manu Returns box office collections have soared to Rs 112.47 cr in India in just 13 days, making the Kangana Ranaut starrer the first women centric film to enter the much coveted Rs 100-crore club.

This romantic-comedy starring Kangana Ranaut and R Madhavan, and directed by Aanand L Rai, Tanu Weds Manu Returns didn’t disappoint anybody, be it the audience, critics or the producers who had invested in the movie, all of them emerging as winners – a rare for a women centric film, leave alone a sequel. Kangana Ranaut established herself as the carefree and bold Tanu in the movie, and won over the audience with her flawless Haryanvi in another bold and separate avatar of Datto/Kusum (double role). Datto/Kusum emerged as a confident, ambitious girl who stepped out from a system that doesn’t support women’s ambitions.

Gallery: Kangana Ranaut boosts overall Tanu Weds Manu Returns box office collections to Rs 148.71 crore

With only front rows available in the weekday afternoon shows even after a fortnight, the box office collections are a proof enough supporting these statements.

Here we take a look at the collections of Tanu Weds Manu Returns in comparison to earlier released women centric films like The Dirty Picture, Piku, Queen along with a host of others, that have done well at the box office and received rave reviews from critics. (Figure in Rs crores)

However, in an interview, Kangana Ranaut said that she doesn’t see Tanu Weds Manu Returns as a female-centric film and called it a love story which has a great female protagonist. She also said that this trend is not new as we have seen in films like ‘Guide’, ‘Mughl-E-Azam’ and ‘Pyasa’. Kangana acknowledged that for a long time in Bollywood, ‘women were reduced to furniture in the films’.

Also read: Tanu Weds Manu Returns BO collections of Rs 28.3 cr help Kangana Ranaut beat Shahrukh Khan

While Kangana Ranaut pulled a flawless performance, others were not bystanders. Madhavan’s performance was appreciated by the audience, supporting actors Jimmy Shergill (Raja Awasthi), Deepak Dobriyal (Pappi) and Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub (Arun ‘Chintu’ Kumar Singh) too managed to shine. Deepak Dobriyal, especially, did an absolutely brilliant job.

tanu weds manu returns box office collectionsKangana Ranaut and R Madhavan starrer romantic comedy ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ box office collections have reached Rs 169.88 crore worldwide on day 17. (Bollywood Hungama)

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