Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor starrer Dolly Ki Doli released nationwide yesterday and opened to an encouraging response at the box office.
The comic entertainer, made on a humble budget, opened to an approximate 3 crores on Day- 1 with centers in Delhi faring extremely well. The film is also going steady and looks to recover costs within the weekend.
Having walked away with encouraging reviews as India’s first official Disney-Girl ,Sonam Kapoor impresses yet again in Dolly Ki Doli which hit theatre screens yesterday.
Sonam is fast emerging the face of the romantic-comedy genre in the country – With Aisha ,the actress sparked off the trend , which was then cemented with Khoobsurat , the country’s first official Disney romance and with Dolly Ki Doli, Sonam Kapoor wowed everyone yet again as the Ultimate Runaway Bride!
Says Subhash K Jha, “Dolly’s a delightfully wicked creation,full of vivacious greed and not embarrassed by her appetite for La Dolce Vita. Debutant director Abhishek Dogra has carved a quirky comedy with spot-on satirical situations that allow Sonam to sparkle”.
Says Madhureeta Mukherjee, “Sonam plays the badass bahu with aplomb. From coy, to confident – she pulls it off with spunk”.
Adds a trade source, “Dolly Ki Doli has been made on a small budget and looks to recover costs within the weekend , given the encouraging collections.With Khoobsurat and now Dolly Ki Doli, Sonam Kapoor has emerged the face of romantic-comedies in the country ,having a huge female fan following in the country who enjoy her escapist, fantasy entertainers”.
Says Samir Gupta from Kinesis Films ,”The film is being loved by family audiences not just in India but overseas. UAE collections rose 50% on day 2 from day 1. With the long weekend we expect to see massive growth in audiences watching this delightful entertainer”