PADMAAVAT roars with a 114 crore India weekend
Despite all the hurdles, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus PADMAAVAT has roared the Indian screens all over India with a cumulative 114 crore collection in its weekend run.
Opening on the evening of 24 January 2018, in some select centers with paid previews, the movie began its magnificent run by collecting 5 crores from the paid previews.
The opening day all over India on Thursday 25 th January saw the movie fetching 19 crore and on the occasion of 26th January, the movie cashed on its positive word of mouth and holiday with a whooping jump of 32 crores from 19 crores.
On Saturday day two, the movie continued its winning run by collecting 27 crores and on Sunday it consolidated its position with a collection of 31 crores.
The Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh starrer was not released in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Goa owing to the protest, otherwise the collection could have been more by at least 12 – 15 crores.
Looking at the trend, the movie is likely to reach the 200 crore mark.
According to market estimates, PADMAAVAT produced by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures and Bhansali Productions is made with a budget of around 180 crores. Before its theatrical run, the movie has already collected 150 crores ( 25 crore digital, 75 crore satellite, and 50 crores from music/ overseas)
The Sanjay Leela Bhansali helmed period epic is based on poem ‘Padmavat’ (1540) by Malik Muhammad Jayasi.
Note : The box office figures are presented as shared by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures