The period-drama ‘Padmaavat’ directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and produced by Sudhanshu Vats, Ajit Andhare, and Sanjay Leela Bhansali released today across the nation. It stars Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh in lead roles. The film also stars Jim Sarbh, Raja Murad, Aditi Rao Hydari and Anupriya Goenka in vital roles as well.
There is no doubt that this magnum opus film will have a good start as there’s already been a lot of curiosity among the audience about the film, especially because of the huge protests by the fringe groups and communities. The film is getting a solo release and will enjoy the long weekend. Sanjay Leela Bhansali is known for his magnum opus films like ‘Devdas’ and ‘Bajirao Mastani’ and he has once again come up with this magnum opus historical film.
As there is no other big Bollywood or Hollywood film is releasing this weekend, it will benefit Bhansali’s film in getting a good start. The film’s publicity is not even a question as due to high protests against the film, it had made enough buzz among the audiences. The film might get an opening day collection of 12-15 crore and a weekend collection of around 86 cr net. Therefore, Padmaavat might become a super hit at the box office.
Box Office Prediction:
First Day – 12-15 Cr
First Weekend – 86 Cr
First Week – 136 Cr
Lifetime Domestic Business – 240 Cr
Lifetime Overseas Business – 95 Cr