A small endeavour has turned out to be big for the first-time director Nitin Kakkar whose "Filmistaan", shot in just 20 days, has collected over Rs.5 crore in its second week.
The film, which also has been written by Kakkar, released June 6.
"'Filmistaan' (Week 2) Fri 20.3 lacs, Sat 35.3 lacs. Grand total: (Rs.) 5.46 cr nett. India biz," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
Starring Sharib Hashmi and Innamulhaq, "Filmistaan" was recently declared tax free in Maharastra.
Presented by Shringar Film Pvt. Ltd. and UTV Spotboy, the movie has already won the best feature film in Hindi at the 60th National Film Awards 2012, the Silver Crow Pheasant Award for best debut film at the International Film Festival of Kerala and a special jury mention at the 2012 Busan International Film Festival.