Mumbai: Hindi film Cocktail, starring Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone and debutant Diana Penty, has been declared a hit at the box office.
The gross opening weekend box office collection was Rs. 65 crore worldwide. The film has grossed over Rs. 50 crore in India (net collection: Rs. 35 crore) and Rs. 15 crore overseas, said an official spokesperson.
Commenting on the film’s performance, Nandu Ahuja, Senior VP – Distribution – India, Eros International Media Ltd, said: “Cocktail is a young urban film and has taken the metros and multiplexes by storm. This heady Cocktail complemented by its chartbusting music has scored very well with the plexes.
"We are anticipating youths to drive the momentum through the week and maintain the good numbers."
Director Homi Adajania said, “I feel what has clicked for Cocktail is that this film belongs to everyone who has ever experienced love and friendship. It’s hip, contemporary and very identifiable. If you have had these experiences, go watch it, if you haven’t, then go fall in love instead.”
The movie portrayed a story involving the lives of three strangers in London who become best friends and start living together.
The film was released worldwide on July 13.