Filmmaker Shashank Khaitan’s Dhadak featuring actors Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter is performing well at the box office. The film minted Rs 4.02 crore on its ninth day and the total collection now stands at Rs 58.19 crore. The movie marks the Bollywood debut of veteran actress Sridevi’s daughter. Both Ishaan and Janhvi received positive response for their performances and even the celebrities couldn’t stop singing their praises. The box office figures were shared by trade analyst Taran Adarsh on social media. Also Read - Janhvi Kapoor Looks Magnificent in Designer Manish Malhotra’s Pistachio Bridal Lehenga
He took to micro-blogging site Twitter and wrote, “#Dhadak is back on track on second Sat… Growth on second Sat [vis-à-vis second Fri]: 54.02%… Expected to witness gains on second Sun too… [Week 2] Fri 2.61 cr, Sat 4.02 cr. Total: ₹ 58.19 cr. India biz.” Also Read - Khaali Peeli Trailer: Ananya Panday And Ishaan Khatter Impress in Their 'Bawaal-Dhamaal' Combo
The movie is facing competition from Sanjay Dutt starrer Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3 but seems like people are more interested to watch Dhadak. Also Read - Beyonce Sharma Jayegi Row: Even Ishaan Khatter Feels It's 'Not Racist', Says Issue Blown Out of Proportion
Check out Taran Adarsh’s tweet:
Lately, Karan Johar, who has bankrolled the project, tweeted something special for both Ishaan and Janhvi. He wrote, “Looking far and ahead! A new path and an exciting journey awaits them…great films and constant learning! Welcome to the movies you too!!! All of us at @DharmaMovies love you! @ShashankKhaitan @apoorvamehta18.”
On a related note, Dhadak is the Hindi remake of Marathi film Sairat. The latter was praised by the audience and it also did wonderful business at the box office.