Shares of the Eros International rose after the company said that the film "Bajirao Mastani" released under its production and distribution has mopped up Rs 90.80 crore in three days.
" 'Bajirao Mastani' ended the opening weekend on a big high collecting Rs 90.80 crore worldwide -- Rs 60.80 crore gross (Rs 46.77 crore net box office collection) in India and Rs 30 crore (USD 4.5 million) overseas," Eros International said in a statement.
The film, starring Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra, showed an upward graph through the weekend with collections showing a jump of 21 per cent on Saturday over Friday and 44 per cent on Sunday over Friday in multiplexes across India, it said.
Shares of the company were seen trading at Rs 254, higher by 2.09 per cent on BSE at 2.30 pm IST. It touched an intra-day high of Rs 258 during the trade.