Last Thursday released epic period drama Padmaavat has passed the opening week on a fantastic note. Despite challenging conditions, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus remained solid throughout and performed amazingly. The film has impressed everyone and gained strong word of mouth.
Bollywood’s one of the most popular actresses Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, and Shahid Kapoor starrer Padmaavat was released on January 25 after several times postponement. Due to controversies, it gained huge hype and as a result, opened to an excellent note.
On the first day, Bhansali’s directorial reported terrific response and did the business of 19 crores despite not being released in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Gujarat. With its limited paid previews, that were held on Wednesday from the evening, the film bagged the amount of 5 crores.
On Friday there was a holiday on account of Republic Day, so Padmaavat took a remarkable jump and registered the business of 32 crores. By remaining rock-steady, it garnered the business of 27 crores on Saturday and 31 crores on Sunday. After the weekend, its total collection was recorded 114 crores.
Then in weekdays, as usual, Deepika-Ranveer-Shahid starrer witnessed a drop in footfalls but still managed to remain strong. With a dip of only 21% than its opening day, the film minted the amount of 15 crores on Monday.
Going down further, it added the amount of 14 crores on Tuesday and 12.50 crores on Wednesday. On the next day i.e. 2nd Thursday, Padmaavat has done the business of 11 crores and raised its 8-days extended opening week total collection to 166.50 crores at the domestic box office.