Superstar Ajay Devgn’s latest offering opposite Kajol and Saif Ali Khan, Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior is enjoying a wonderful run at the box office since its release. Despite having Deepika Padukone’s Chhapaak in the parallel, it has diverted the major audience and smoothly heading towards the 100-crore mark.
Directed by Om Raut, the much-awaited Hindi period action drama has got succeed to impress many critics and received mostly positive reviews. From the audience also, it has got a big thumbs up and did the business of 61.75 crores that included 15.10 crores on Friday, 20.57 crores on Saturday & 26.26 crores on Sunday.
Then on weekdays as well, Tanhaji has a strong pace and had minted the amount of 13.75 crores on Monday after a slight drop vis-a-vis Friday. On the next day i.e. Tuesday, due to a partial holiday, it has picked up and scored 15.28 crores. After 5 days, the total collection of the film has become 90.96 crores nett from 3880 screens including Hindi & Marathi versions.
On the other hand, Meghna Gulzar’s directorial drama film based on a true incident of violence against women, Chhapaak has also impressed the viewers with its powerful content and gathered a positive word of mouth. But still, it had remained decent in the weekend and collected 19.02 crores with 4.77 crores on Friday, 6.90 crores on Saturday & 7.35 crores on Sunday.
Fox Star Studios’ presentation is now running on weekdays and has recorded a significant drop in footfalls. On Monday, after a decline of 50.73% vis-a-vis Friday, it had minted 2.35 crores. On Tuesday, despite a partial holiday, it has remained almost flat and raked 2.55 crores. After 5 days, the total collection has become 23.92 crores at the domestic box office nett from 1700 screens.