‘Uri’ Completes 3 Weeks At Box Office, Here Are 7 Records It Makes & Breaks

| February 1 , 2019 , 18:27 IST

Uri: The Surgical Strike, headlined by Vicky Kaushal, has been declared the first bona fide box-office hit of 2019. The war film, in its three-week run, has collected a handsome Rs 167 crore and if the current trend is anything to go by, it is expected to continue its sparkling performance.

The revenge-war drama didn't only dominate the box office but also gave other Bollywood releases a run for their money. In all its run time, the movie has created and shattered many box office records. So, let's check them out...

First hit of the year

Uri: The Surgical Strike has broken the myth that the first releases of the new year didn't work at the box office. It didn't just turn out to be a hit but a massive blockbuster at the ticket windows.

Vicky Kaushal’s first solo Rs 100 crore film

Uri is the first film starring Vicky Kaushal as a solo lead that has entered Rs 100 crore club. Accepting the achievement Vicky credited the success of Uri to the whole team.

First Rs 100-crore film of the year

Made on the budget of Rs 42 crore, the film has entered the Rs 100 crore club in just 10 days, which clearly shows that the ROI (Return of Investment) ratio is high. And this makes it a huge box office winner.

Yami Gautam’s highest grosser ever

Uri has out-earned Hrithik Roshan-starrer Kaabil (Rs 103.40 crore) to become Yami Gautam’s biggest hit till date. “Very happy with the kind of response that the film has earned and is continuing to have a great run at the box office,” the actor said according to the media reports.

The first film to have a higher second weekend than the first one

In the box office history, Uri has become the first film to have a higher second-weekend collection than its opening weekend. Well, that shows the power of the content.

Uri breaks Stree, Raazi, Badhaai Ho records

Uri crossed the Rs 100 crore benchmark faster than films such as Tanu Weds Manu Returns, Stree, Badhaai Ho, and Raazi.

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Uri breaks Padmaavat, Sanju and Simmba’s records

The Vicky Kaushal starrer broke the records set by the top three grosses of 2018 - "Padmaavat", Sanju and Simmba. Uri has collected Rs. 35 crore in its third week, which is more than what the aforementioned films earned at the box office while running in Week 3.