Uri: The Surgical Strike Box Office Collection Day 2: An Impressive Growth

Advika Hue |Jan 14, 2019

Uri: The Surgical Strike by Aditya Dhar earned 12.43 crore on its second day at the box office, being the biggest hit of the first month of 2019.

The military film Uri: The Surgical Strike by Aditya Dhar is grossing a remarkable revenue at the box office. The movie based on the Indian Army’s several surgical attacks on seven terrorist launch pads across the LoC on 29 Sep 2016 as a response to the terrorist attack on a military base in Uri occurred in the same month.

The film has probably evoked a sense of patriotism of the audience, which is one of the reasons for its success. After succeeding in earning 8.2 crores for its premiere day, Uri: The Surgical Strike managed to gross about 12.43 crore for the second day, bringing its total revenue to 20.63 crores.

The film features Yami Gautam, Vicky Kaushal, Paresh Rawal and Mohit Raina in leading roles. The excellent performance of Vicky Kaushal has received high reviews from the critics.

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Vicky Kaushal in a scene from Uri: The Surgical Strike.

Lakshana Palat, a critic from India Today, gave the film of director Aditya Dhar a rating of 3/5. In her review, she wrote,

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Since the 2019 Indian general election is about to happen, accusations were saying that Uri: The Surgical Strike was released with the purpose of building up a reputation for the governing party, to which Vicky Kaushal has firmly denied. While being interviewed by IANS, he shared that director Aditya Dhar who wrote and direct Uri: The Surgical Strike had a strong passion for the army and this film was made to pay homage to the military only.

The film has successfully surpassed its competitors The Accidental Prime Minister released the same week. This film is directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte with the leading roles played by Akshaye Khanna and Anupam Kher.

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