Talented filmmaker Gauri Shinde surprised the country with her debut film English Vinglish which marked the comeback of veteran actress Sridevi. The movie ended up as a massive hit after which Gauri is back with her second outing Dear Zindagi. Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt played the lead roles in this real life drama. Dear Zindagi is one of the most awaited films and the expectations on the film reached the limits after the release of the theatrical trailer and the songs. Dear Zindagi released all over on Friday in over 1800 screens across the world.
Dear Zindagi opened with packed houses across the multiplexes and the collections have been quite strong on its first day. Dear Zindagi received mixed response however the film managed to mint Rs 8.75 crores on its first day. SRK and Alia Bhatt have been widely lauded for their stupendous performances however the film could not live up the expectations. Dear Zindagi is said to end up in profits in its final run as it has been made on a limited budget and the box-office figures over the first weekend are said to be huge. Dear Zindagi even minted huge money in USA during the thanksgiving time.