Vivek Agnihotri's 'The Kashmir Files' mints Rs 27.15 Cr in 3 days
Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri's latest directorial 'The Kashmir Files', based on tale of the Kashmiri Pandits' exodus, has seen a phenomenal jump at the box-office as it has managed to rake in Rs 27.15 crore in its third day since its release.
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri's latest directorial 'The Kashmir Files', based on tale of the Kashmiri Pandits' exodus, has seen a phenomenal jump at the box-office as it has managed to rake in Rs 27.15 crore in its third day since its release.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the numbers on Twitter on Monday. He wrote: "Grows 325.35% on Day 3 (vis-e-vis Day 1), NEW RECORDe Metros + mass belt, multiplexes + single screens, the *opening weekend biz* is TERRIFIC across the board... Fri 3.55 cr, Sat 8.50 cr, Sun 15.10 cr. Total: Rs 27.15 cr. #India biz."
In a conversation with IANS, trade analyst Karan Taurani of Elara Capital said: I think this is a silver lining that small and medium budget content is going to comeback very strong... If you see larger films they had come back to record numbers 200, 220, 250 crore plus but small medium budget films are actually struggling.
"In terms of collection estimate for these kind of films it generally picks up with word of mouth and has given over Rs 27 crores in its first weekend but I think the second weekend will be even more stronger versus the first weekend."
Taurani added: "Basis of what we have seen today, it is expected to make Rs 8 to 10 crores even today despite being a Monday.
He feels that 'The Kashmir Files' will surpass Rs. 100 crore in the coming ten days.
"Effectively it can also reach Rs 150 to 170 crore. The film has been made tax-free in many states."
Talking about the budget of 'The Kashmir Files', Taurani said: "So, it's about Rs. 15 crores is what I have heard. The rate of interest (ROI) is phenomenal."
'The Kashmir Files' was released on March 11 and stars actors Anupam Kher, Darshan Kumaar, Mithun Chakraborty and Pallavi Joshi. On the first day of its release, the film minted Rs. 3.55 crore.
The story is based on video interviews of the first generation victims of the Genocide of Kashmiri Pandit Community In 1990.