The movie, which hit the big screens on January 11, is based on the 2016 Indian Army's surgical strikes and showcases the instances of what went down during the Indian army's surgical strikes in Pakistan following the attacks in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri town. It also features Paresh Rawal and Mohit Raina in crucial roles.
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According to the recent reports, Vicky Kaushal starrer latest action Bollywood movie Uri has received a decent opening. "It's a surreal feeling that audience has accepted our film with open arms". "In today's age, it is very hard for a debutant director to get backing from producers for the story and then get a huge release for his film".
URI directed by Aditya Dhar, starring Vicky Kaushal and Yami Gautam, managed to mint approximately Rs 8.25 crore on day one, as per Box Office India. With a jump of 15 per cent, the earnings of Saturday was around Rs 4 crore. The Vicky-starrer, however, is marching ahead of "The Accidental Prime Minister" which chronicles the tenure of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in office.