Peepli Live has not set the box office here on fire despite Midget Khan aggressively promoting it in the U.S.
Aamir Khan left no stone unturned in promoting his production Peepli Live, supposedly a satire centering round a media circus on an Indian farmer’s proposed suicide to get government benefits.
The heavy promotion notwithstanding, Peepli Live could pull in only $350,054 at the U.S. box office for the opening August 13-15, 2010 weekend.
Most certainly, an unimpressive performance considering the film was essentially sold to audiences as an Aamir Khan film.
Here’s how badly Peepli Live fared at the U.S. box office compared to a few other prominent Bollywood films: