Indian Punjabi comedy film ‘Chal Mera Putt 2’ is first Indian film to release in Pakistan since the ban on Bollywood films. Interestingly, cast of the film includes five prominent Pakistani actors from Punjabi theatre: Iftikhar Thakur, Nasir Chinyoti, Akram Udas, Agha Majid and Ruby Anum.
Film has taken a good start at Pakistani box office. According to Box Office Detail, it collected 35 lacs PKR on Friday, 36 lacs PKR on Saturday and 29 lacs PKR on Sunday. Despite late release and film’s pirated versions being available on internet, it has managed to collect 1 crore PKR over the weekend which is fairly good. Film has even performed better than the new Hollywood release ‘The Matrix Resurrection’.
This is surely a good omen for cinema market in Punjab and promises a good business for coming days as a number imported Punjabi films are lined up for release. Keep visiting this space for more updates.