Released Date : Jul 5, 2013

Directed by : Vikramaditya Motwane

Box Office : 47 Crores

Genre : Drama, Romance

A musical love story, considered as one of Sonakshi`s best yet! Set in the backdrop of 1953, a touring archaeologist called Varun Shrivastav goes to the village of Manikpur in West Bengal to excavate the temple grounds of the neighborhood Zamindar. With information and revel beyond his young manner, Varun substantially impresses the Zamindar and his family. Particularly Pakhi, the Zamindar`s feisty and simplest daughter, who finds herself irrevocably drawn closer to him. But Varun isn`t always all he seems at the surface. and because the simmering enchantment between him and Pakhi ends in a smooth and deep love, he is forced to select between her and his beyond. Making his preference, Varun disappears. Pakhi struggles to transport with her lifestyles, determined to forget about him and their courting. Until one day, while he returns under extreme circumstances. Inspired by O. Henry`s "The Last Leaf", Lootera is the uplifting tale of fans. Of heartbreak, betrayal... and final redemption.



Production Company

Balaji Motion Pictures, Phantom Films

Release Date

July 5,2013

Music Director

Amit Trivedi

Shooting Location



Drama, Romance




  27.8 crore

Distributed by

Balaji Motion Pictures


Mahendra J. Shetty


Dipika Kalra

Schedule   Collection Amount (in crores)  
Opening day 4.14
End of opening week 15.89
End of week 1 23.3
End of week 2 4.24
End of week 3 0.26
Lifetime 47