Alia Bhatt starrer Raazi, which hit the silver screens on May 11, is enjoying a glorious run at the box office. The spy thriller opened with a massive response and collected Rs 7.53 crore on the very first day.
The Meghna Gulzar directorial has managed to impress the audience with its gripping storyline, impeccable performances of the actors and brilliant direction. The much-awaited film from the stable of Dharma Productions has raked in Rs 14.11 crore on Sunday, to take the total collection to Rs 32.94 crore.
Raazi had a successful opening weekend and surpassed the expectations of the trade pundits. The film has now set its eyes on entering the Rs 50 crore club.
Bollywood critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the box office collection of the flick on social media. He said that strong word of the mouth publicity helped the film to mint big moolah within three days.
#Raazi has a FANTASTIC opening weekend... Alia’s star power + power-packed performances + strong content + solid word of mouth helped multiply numbers... Fri 7.53 cr, Sat 11.30 cr, Sun 14.11 cr. Total: ₹ 32.94 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 14, 2018
Taran Adarsh also wrote that the film’s box office collection on Monday would give an idea of how it would trend on weekdays. The film is likely to become a super-hit if it does well on weekdays, he added.
It’s about the all-important Mon... #Raazi is already a HIT, but the numbers on Mon will give an idea of how it is likely to trend on weekdays... If the film holds on strong levels on weekdays and beyond, which is likely, it will emerge a SUPER-HIT.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 14, 2018
The strong show of the film at the box office has helped made Raazi one of the biggest openers of the year. The highly anticipated movie is behind Padmaavat, Baaghi 2, Raid and PadMan.
TOP 5 - 2018— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 14, 2018
Opening Weekend biz...
1. #Padmavaat ₹ 114 cr [extended weekend; select previews on Wed, released on Thu]... Hindi + Tamil + Telugu.
2. #Baaghi2 ₹ 73.10 cr
3. #Raid ₹ 41.01 cr
4. #PadMan ₹ 40.05 cr
5. #Raazi ₹ 32.94 cr
[Hollywood films not included]
Alia Bhatt has left a reverberating impression on the audience as the feminine, quiet yet strong Sehmat. The Highway actress played the role of a spy, who marries a Pakistani military officer and goes to Pakistan for a secret mission.
The success of Raazi has proved that content is what sells and matters the most.