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Akshay Kumar, Diljit Dosanjh overwhelmed with response to Good Newwz: It’s a subject which had to be shared

Actor Akshay Kumar is overwhelmed with the success of Good Newwz, and says that a movie with good messaging will always fetch appreciation.

IANS Written by: IANS New Delhi Published on: January 03, 2020 22:04 IST
Akshay Kumar, Diljit Dosanjh overwhelmed with response to Good Newwz

Akshay Kumar, Diljit Dosanjh overwhelmed with response to Good Newwz

Actor Akshay Kumar is overwhelmed with the success of Good Newwz, and says the success makes him confident that a movie with good messaging will always fetch appreciation. Also starring Kareena Kapoor Khan, Kiara Advani and Diljit Dosanjh, Good Newwz is about two couples who are trying to have a baby through IVF.

"We are extremely overwhelmed with the response coming in for 'Good Newwz' as it's a subject which had to be shared with the audience. It's an important subject and I thank the viewers not only in India but also overseas that they have accepted us with open hearts. With this film, I am confident that a movie with good messaging and subject will always fetch success and appreciation," Akshay said.

Diljit Dosanjh took to social media and wrote, "भैंस की आँख Yeh Ho Kya Raha Hai Yahan Par...ALL ABOUT THE GOOD VIBES AROUND THE GLOBE!! #GoodNewwz soars at the worldwide box office!"

The Raj Mehta directorial earned $6.42 million (Rs 45.58 crore) in the first week across international markets. It was distributed overseas by Zee Studios International. It released in the last week of December, 2019.

Commenting on the opening week numbers, Vibha Chopra, Head of Global Syndication and International Film Distribution, Zee Entertainment, said: "The film is ruling the box-office since its release, it stands at #2 in UAE, #3 in Germany, #4 in New Zealand, #7 in Canada & Australia and at #9 in UK. It has turned out to be Akshay Kumar's biggest opener in territories like North America, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and has crossed the lifetime business of his previous films like 'Kesari', 'Gold', 'Padman', 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha', 'Jolly LLB 2' and 'Rustom'."

In the domestic market, the film has collected Rs 127.9 crore at the end of first week, according to the Bollywood trade website koimoi.com.

 

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