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Heroine (2012)

Heroine poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $598,668Details
International Box Office $15,237,280Details
Worldwide Box Office $15,835,948
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

The film is based on the life and times of a superstar heroine from the dream factory we call 'Bollywood'. The film is an entertaining, daring, emotional, shocking, glamorous, scandalous behind the scenes account of the reality behind the world of glitz and glamour that our film stars inhabit. For a country obsessed with films and film stars, HEROINE will take audiences on a voyeuristic journey to see what really goes on behind the closed doors of make up rooms and vanity vans. It will give them a chance to go beyond the gorgeous smiles and politically correct quotes, to see what really happens in the lives of India's sweethearts - The sniping & the politics, the secrets & the lies, the incredible highs of fame & the lonely depths of failure. This is the film Bhandarkar has been subconsciously preparing for ever since he joined the industry and one which he considers his magnum opus.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 8,373 $598,668
All Time International Box Office 2,830 $15,237,280
All Time Worldwide Box Office 4,868 $15,835,948
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 1,964 $598,668

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 21st, 2012 (Limited) by UTV Communications
International Releases: September 21st, 2012 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
September 27th, 2012 (Wide) (New Zealand)
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 240 minutes
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Keywords: Bollywood, Movie Business, Performing Arts
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: UTV Communications, Bhandarkar Entertainment
Production Countries: India

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 7,397 $10,297 Oct 5, 2012 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,932 $10,297 Oct 5, 2012 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 4,062 $572 Oct 5, 2012 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 6,057 $75,725 Sep 28, 2012 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,561 $75,725 Sep 28, 2012 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 4,716 $781 Sep 28, 2012 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,087 $389,901 Sep 21, 2012 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 572 $389,901 Sep 21, 2012 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 4,098 $3,420 Sep 21, 2012 3
Theater Average Limited Release 10,576 $3,420 Sep 21, 2012 3
Top 2012 Theater Average Limited Release 377 $3,420 Sep 21, 2012 3
Never Wide Domestic 2,443 $598,668 Sep 21, 2012 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 5,964 $598,668 Sep 21, 2012 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 5,495 0 Sep 21, 2012 0

Cast

   Mahi Arora
Arjun Rampal    Aryan Khanna
Randeep Hooda    Angad Paul
Shahana Goswami   

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Ronnie Screwvala
Producer    Madhur Bhandarkar
Screenwriter    Anuraadha Tewari
Screenwriter    Manoj Tyagi
Story Creator    Madhur Bhandarkar
Composer    Salim-Sulaiman
Cinematographer    Mahesh Limaye
Editor    Deven Murudeshwar

Per Theater Chart Perks Up

September 25th, 2012

The Perks of Being a Wallflower easily topped the per theater chart with an average of $57,090 in four theaters. This combined with its 81% positive reviews suggests a potential for significant expansion and long legs. Diana Vreeland - The Eye Has to Travel was also strong with an average of $21,233. This is an excellent start, but documentaries rarely expand significantly beyond the art house circuit. Occupy Unmasked just managed to top $10,000 on the per theater chart with an average of $10,238 in four theaters. More...

Limited Releases: The Perks of Being a Limited Release

September 21st, 2012

It's another busy week for limited releases. However, of the nine films on this week's list, only two of them are earning overwhelmingly positive reviews, and both of them are documentaries. There is one film that is earning great reviews and is also generating a lot of buzz, The Perks of Being a Wallflower. If that film isn't the biggest hit on this week's list, I would be shocked. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/09/21 25 $389,901   114 $3,420   $389,901 3
2012/09/28 47 $75,725 -81% 97 $781   $560,285 10
2012/10/05 67 $10,297 -86% 18 $572   $593,344 17

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/09/21 19 $142,463   114 $1,250   $142,463 1
2012/09/22 - $156,848 +10% 114 $1,376   $299,311 2
2012/09/23 - $90,590 -42% 114 $795   $389,901 3
2012/09/24 - $16,613 -82% 114 $146   $406,514 4
2012/09/25 - $43,516 +162% 114 $382   $450,030 5
2012/09/26 - $21,753 -50% 114 $191   $471,783 6
2012/09/27 - $12,777 -41% 114 $112   $484,560 7
2012/09/28 - $24,280 +90% 97 $250   $508,840 8
2012/09/29 - $32,805 +35% 97 $338   $541,645 9
2012/09/30 - $18,640 -43% 97 $192   $560,285 10
2012/10/01 - $4,033 -78% 97 $42   $564,318 11
2012/10/02 - $9,055 +125% 97 $93   $573,373 12
2012/10/03 - $4,800 -47% 97 $49   $578,173 13
2012/10/04 - $4,874 +2% 97 $50   $583,047 14
2012/10/05 - $2,444 -50% 18 $136   $585,491 15
2012/10/06 - $4,403 +80% 18 $245   $589,894 16
2012/10/07 - $3,450 -22% 18 $192   $593,344 17
2012/10/08 - $2,023 -41% 18 $112   $595,367 18
2012/10/09 - $1,542 -24% 18 $86   $596,909 19
2012/10/10 - $738 -52% 18 $41   $597,647 20
2012/10/11 - $1,021 +38% 18 $57   $598,668 21

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/09/21 24 $484,560   114 $4,251   $484,560 7
2012/09/28 47 $98,487 -80% 97 $1,015   $583,047 14
2012/10/05 68 $15,621 -84% 18 $868   $598,668 21

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