Touted as the first blockbuster of 2019, Vicky Kaushal starrer ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’ has been breaking box office records – crossing the 200 crore mark recently. The film also landed a ranking of number 4 in the ‘IMDB Top Indian film list’ featuring just after Mani Ratnam’s ‘Nayakan.’
Despite releasing a few weeks ago and being pitted against recent films like ‘Gully Boy’ and ‘Manikarnika’, Uri has still managed to crunch numbers and be lauded by the audiences.
#UriTheSurgicalStrike is witnessing never-seen-before trend… The josh is intact and should gather momentum over the weekend… [Week 6] Fri 1.20 cr, Sat 2.53 cr, Sun 3.24 cr, Mon 1.33 cr, Tue 1.34 cr, Wed 1 cr. Total: ₹ 229.77 cr. India biz.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 21, 2019
Vicky Kaushal has become a sensation after the release and the film has got a tremendous response for its storyline and direction by Aditya Dhar. The film’s famous dialogue ‘How’s the Josh?’ was also replicated by viewers and even members of the biggest political parties in India, including PM Narendra Modi.
The film was based on the surgical strike conducted by the Indian Army in 2016 and has managed to surpass the lifetime collections of Bajirao Mastani and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.