Bodyguard gets good opening in UK

(image) London: Hindi film ‘Bodyguard,’ starring Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor, has opened well in the UK.

“While expectations from a Salman Khan film on Eid are very high, ‘Bodyguard’ has beaten pre-opening estimations. It has taken a stupendous start at the global Box Office. These include the single largest days collections in India and the highest opening day in India and the UAE,” a spokesperson of the film said.

The film has also opened to a record mid-week in the UK. Tuesday saw limited screens at 32 cinemas taking 64,000 pounds. Wednesday`s full release saw 51 cinemas culminating in 195,000 pounds, making it the highest opening day for any Indian movie to date.

Sanjeev Lamba, CEO of Reliance Entertainment, said, “‘Bodyguard’ has capped an extremely successful summer line-up from our stable, which also included stellar performers like ‘Singham’ and ‘Double Dhamaal.’”