Padmavati Box office Collection Day 1 : Sanjay Leela Bhasali’s portrayal of Rani Padmavati, indeed fetched audiences to the theaters amidst protests from Shri Rajput Karni Sena. The Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor starrer Padmavati (Padmaavat) opened to mixed response.
A poem by Sufi poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi in 1540. It is a precious literature of Indian Heritage and History. And now the Picture inspired form it, is now making history of its own.
The box office prediction of the movie are quite high. Let’s see how it performed on it’s first day.
The Magnum opus garnered an estimated Rs 18 Crore on it’s first day, according to a report on Boxofficeindia.com. Looking at the progress, the 25 crore mark might be crossed for sure today. It’s a feat as the film did not screen in few states.
The members of Karni Sena has been hell bent to stop the movie release. Following Supreme court’s decision in the historic drama’s favor, several protests broke out throughout the country.
But the truest of fans, took the risk and visited the cinema halls. Deepika Padukone shared her gratitude towards these first day, first showers on her Instagram.
The Movie has received great reviews from its peers. Celebs has loved and appreciated Bhansali’s vision and Singh’s performance especially.
It has to be considered that the film has already in loss. With around 30 – 35% of its market partially or completely shut.
A little far away from these controversies the film performed fairly well in the International markets. Taran Adarsh tweeted earning of Padmavati from international market.
#Padmaavat takes a FANTABULOUS START in key international markets on Thu…
AUSTRALIA: A$ 367,984 [₹ 1.88 cr]
NEW ZEALAND: NZ$ 64,265 [₹ 29.99 lakhs]
UK [preview screenings]: £ 97,604 [₹ 88.08 lakhs]@Rentrak
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 26, 2018
Amidst the problems, Bhansali’s movie grossed a hefty sum of 5 crore through the limited previews on Wednesday itself.
Despite challenges and extremely limited preview shows [which commenced in evening], #Padmaavat collects ₹ 5 cr in previews screenings on Wed.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 25, 2018
Padmavati Box Office Collection should improve due to the Republic Day weekend. Various states are strengthening their security arrangements to entice the viewers to the theater.
Interestingly, the makers has also made an attempt to help people witness the epic tale.
What are your thoughts on the controversy?