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Wazir (2016)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $586,028Details
International Box Office $1,069,856Details
Worldwide Box Office $1,655,884
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Wazir' is a tale of two unlikely friends, a wheelchair-bound chess grandmaster and a brave ATS officer, brought together by grief and a strange twist of fate. The two men decide to help each other win the biggest game of their lives. But there's a mysterious and dangerous opponent lurking in the shadows, who is all set to checkmate them.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 8,601-8,700) 8,694 $586,028
All Time International Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,648 $1,069,856
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 10,101-10,200) 10,164 $1,655,884
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,116 $586,028

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 8th, 2016 (Limited) by Reliance Entertainment
International Releases: January 7th, 2016 (Wide) (Oman)
January 8th, 2016 (Wide) (Australia)
January 8th, 2016 (Wide) (India)
January 8th, 2016 (Wide) (New Zealand)
January 8th, 2016 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
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MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 102 minutes
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Keywords: Chess, Bollywood, Terrorism, Surprise Twist
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Vinod Chopra, Rajkumar Hirani Films
Production Countries: India

Leading Cast

   Pandit Omkarnath Dhar
   Daanish Ali

Supporting Cast

Neil Nitin Mukesh    Wazir
Aditi Rao Hydari    Ruhana Ali
Anjum Sharma    Sartaj
Manav Kaul    Yazaad Qureshi
Mazel Vyas   
Saira Nasir Khan    Rameez


John Abraham    S.P.

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Production and Technical Credits

Vidhu Vinod Chopra    Screenwriter
Abhijat Joshi    Screenwriter
Bejoy Nambiar    Screenwriter
Vidhu Vinod Chopra    Story by
Vidhu Vinod Chopra    Producer
Rajkumar Hirani    Producer
Vidhu Vinod Chopra    Editor
Abhijat Joshi    Editor
Ankit Tiwari    Composer
Sanu Varghese    Director of Photography

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January 13th, 2016


There were only three films in the $10,000 club this weekend and all of them were holdovers. Leading the way was Anomalisa with an average of $12,738 in 17 theaters. At this pace, the film will earn some measure of mainstream success. However, unless it wins an Oscar, it likely won't match its $8 million production budget in theaters. The Revenant slipped into second place with $11,801, while the overall number one film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, was next with $10,245. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/01/08 19 $586,028   111 $5,280   $586,028 1

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/01/08 - $163,407   109 $1,499   $163,407 1
2016/01/09 - $258,046 +58% 110 $2,346   $421,453 2
2016/01/10 - $164,575 -36% 111 $1,483   $586,028 3

Weekly Box Office Performance

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Australia 1/8/2016 $74,039 15 15 36 $144,218 6/9/2016
India 1/8/2016 $4,269,089 2200 2200 2200 $0 1/13/2016
New Zealand 1/8/2016 $17,353 8 8 20 $34,027 6/9/2016
Oman 1/7/2016 $0 0 1 2 $8,793 2/2/2016
United Kingdom 1/8/2016 $114,213 33 33 73 $875,714 6/9/2016
Rest of World $7,104
International Total$1,069,856 6/9/2016

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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