Ammy Virk, Sonam Bajwa starrer Nikka Zaildar took a Bumper opening In East Punjab and was just shy of crossing 1 crore nett on opening day in the circuit and had the 8th highest opening ever for a Punjabi film in the circuit and 4th highest of the year surpassing Ardaas and Love Punjab and only behind Ambarsariya, Bambukat and Sardaarji 2 .
The film collected Rs. 92,00,000 on it’s Opening Day in East Punjab. This feat achieved is commendable and deserves an applause. The collections are expected to rise in the coming 2 days because the film is being appreciated by the audiences all over the state and overseas as well.
Also this feat is exemplary to achieve because this film opened against a Big Brand film ‘M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story’. The top 6 openings of Punjabi films in East Punjab for the year 2016 are as follows:
- Sardaarji 2 Rs. 2.05 Crores (June 24, 2016)
- Ambarsariya Rs. 1.60 Crores (March 25, 2016)
- Bambukat Rs. 1.38 Crores (July 29, 2016)
- Nikka Zaildar Rs. 92 Lacs (September 30, 2016)
- Love Punjab Rs. 89 Lacs (March 11, 2016)
- Ardaas Rs. 59 Lacs (March 11, 2016)