Mumbai: Romantic comedy "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" has pulled in 1 billion rupees in domestic ticket sales in one week, underscoring actor Ranbir Kapoor's increasing clout at the Bollywood box office. "He is not just a star, he is a superstar now," trade analyst Vajir Singh said.

"The rate at which ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' has crossed 100 crore (1 billion) rupees in domestic theatre revenues is bigger than his last film ‘Barfi', which also did well at the box office," he said. "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani", directed by Ayan Mukerji and produced by Karan Johar, stars Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles.

Kapoor, who made his Bollywood debut with "Saawariya" in 2007, has forged a successful career despite tackling unconventional roles in an industry dominated by action films and family dramas. The versatile actor played a deaf-mute in "Barfi!" last year and stood out in the ensemble cast of Prakash Jha's "Raajneeti" for his supporting role as the hard-nosed, ambitious scion of a political party.

The 30-year-old actor is currently filming Anurag Kashyap's "Bombay Velvet", a thriller co-starring Anushka Sharma.

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Ravi Ingale from University of Pune
June 8, 2013 9:29 pm

Dabbang was the highest opening in first day it was 19.3 Crore INR YJHD broken Dabbang's record by opening 19.5 crore INR.

And last 1.13 Billion INR = 2 Billion PKR.

kabir
June 8, 2013 9:51 pm

mast movie hai.. must watch for every young person..

Mohammad Sharaf Ali
June 9, 2013 10:51 pm

I will give this movie a 5 star :-)

RONAK CHANDEL
June 10, 2013 2:33 am

nic pic but deppika love u

Sanjay Thampan
June 10, 2013 7:34 am

Ranbika's ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' crosses 1 billion rupee mark...

Omveer Sharma
June 10, 2013 2:42 pm

Ye Jawani Dewani IS Best MOVE of The Year-2013

K G Surendran
June 11, 2013 11:32 am

Ranbir is definitely a very good actor, his performances across films has been memorable, so it is no surprise his latest has set records of sorts.

kostubh
June 11, 2013 12:13 pm

awesome movie & movie of the year

Raghvendra
June 11, 2013 2:21 pm

Please watch this movie I am sure you guys will like it. Awesome movie!!!!

Raghvendra

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