Marathi cult film’s Dhadak was released with much anticipation and received mixed reviews, however, that has not affected the collections of the film as the film continued to grow and clocked an impressive total on its third day.
The film began its theatrical run with the opening of a staggering Rs. 8.7 crore and raced past the collection of SOTY. On the second day, the film saw an uptrend and earned around Rs. 11 crores but the film did wonders on its third day by gathering a total as huge as Rs. 13.92 crores. So, the first weekend total for Dhadak is around Rs. 33.67 crore which is very impressive if we consider that the film had newcomers – Ishan Khattar and Jhanvi Kapoor.
Karan Johar, the producer of the romantic drama was elated with the response, he took to his twitter handle and wrote: “ Glad to have our own record broken previously held by SOTY!! Thank you to all the beating hearts for giving this beating heart so much love!!! @ShashankKhaitan #Janhvi #ishaan #dhadak”
The film had generated a strong buzz around itself and the music was loved by the people, which helped in attracting the people to the theatres. The film is a remake of Marathi film ‘Sairat’ which was a huge success at the box office, in fact, it was the first Marathi film to click the100 crore mark at the box office.
The film is helmed by ‘Badri Ki Dulhaniya’ director Shashank Khaitan and has been extensively shot in the picturesque location of Udaipur.
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