Have you seen the most talked film of the year? If not, you are definitely missing out!
The Sooraj Barjatya film is becoming a hit not just in India, but across the globe. Along with the Barjatya family film, it’s also because of Prem aka Salman Khan who has generated an earth-shattering opening weekend over Diwali grossing over 250 crores worldwide in just four days! This is the highest tally ever for a Bollywood movie.
In North America, the Sooraj Barjatya film opened in eighth place debuting higher than recent Hindi hits like Bajrangi Bhaijaan and PK which both opened in ninth place nationwide. But there’s more! The film recieved so much love opening weekend in North America than every Shahrukh Khan film till date.
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo is currently playing in a record of 287 theaters across US and Canada. Salman Khan’s latest blockbuster has expanded Bollywood’s reach into this market playing in theaters in Nebraska, South Dakota, Alabama, Iowa, and New Hampshire.
Go behind the scenes of the infamous title track!
What’s PRDP all about?
Prem ‘Dilwala’ is a happy-go-lucky man who performs Ram-leelas (stage plays based on Lord Rama) in Ayodhya, India. He knows all the Shlokas by heart and the purity of the scriptures resonates in all his pranks and fun. All that he earns, he donates to a charitable fund which is run by Princess Maithili. He is enchanted by the simplicity of her nature, her leading a normal life and yet being brave enough to save people in the middle of floods. He sets out to meet her. The film is all about him meeting her and the purity of the bond that they share. The film represents the unconditional love that all families must have for each other.
Check out our review of PRDP right here on Urban Asian: Filmy Friday: Prem Ratan Dhan Payo Review