Ace storyteller Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Padmaavat faced a lot of trouble to get released. Because of numerous protests, this epic period drama which is based on Hindu Rajputi queen Padmavati got postponed several times. But still its hype remained unaffected and the movie has witnessed a terrific response from the audience after the release.
Due to a flawless direction of Bhansali and outstanding performances of leading actors Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, and Shahid Kapoor, Padmaavat has received huge appreciation from everyone and as a result, it has completed the 4 weeks journey on an excellent note at the box office worldwide.
By remaining strong throughout, Viacom 18 Motion Pictures’ presentation raked the business of 267.75 crores in last 3 weeks, that included 166.50 crores of the 8-days extended first week, 69.50 crores of the second and 31.75 crores of the third week.
In the fourth week, Padmaavat that was earlier titled Padmavati passed the weekend on a strong note despite having Padman, Aiyaary, and Black Panther in the opposite. It did the business of 8.75 crores in its fourth weekend, that included 1.75 crore of Friday, 3 crores of Saturday and 4 crores of Sunday.
Then on weekdays, it faced usual drops in footfalls but still remained steady and bagged the amount of 1.55 crore on 4th Monday, 1.25 crore on 4th Tuesday, 1.23 crore on 4th Wednesday and 1.25 crore on 5th Thursday. With this, 4 weeks total collection of Padmaavat has become 281.78 crores at the domestic box office.