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Vicky Kaushal starrer 'Uri' becomes first 2019 movie to cross 100cr mark

The military drama is ruling at the box office. The film has created history in the second weekend. 'Uri' clashed with Anupam Kher's 'The Accidental Prime Minister' at the box office, both centered on nationhood and patriotism.

Saima Siddiqui

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Published on 21 Jan 2019 12:30 PM GMT

Vicky Kaushal starrer Uri becomes first 2019 movie to cross 100cr mark
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Mumbai: The first release of 2019, 'Uri: The Surgical Strike' starring actor Vicky Kaushal and Yami Gautam has emerged as the first Bollywood movie to cross to enter the 100 crore club in 2019.

The military drama is ruling at the box office. The film has created history in the second weekend. 'Uri' clashed with Anupam Kher's 'The Accidental Prime Minister' at the box office, both centered on nationhood and patriotism.

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According to the latest report by BoxofficeIndia.com, on its second Sunday, the film has managed to collect Rs 16.25 crore on its tenth day at the box office. The second-weekend collection stands at a total of Rs 37.25 crore. The film has till now reached a whooping Rs 108.49 crore at the box office in ten days. The film is all set to enter the Rs 150 crore club.

The critics and audience are drooling over the performance of Vicky Kaushal in the film. The actor is receiving accolades for his acting prowess.

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The film is based on the surgical strikes carried out on September 29, 2016, by the Indian Army on terrorist launchpads across the Line of Control. The strikes were carried out in retaliation to a terrorist attack on an army camp at Uri earlier that month.

Written and directed by Aditya Dhar, 'Uri: The Surgical Strike' is produced by Ronnie Screwvala. The movie was announced in 2017, a year after the historical surgical strike.

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