After several delays, John Abraham – Diana Penty’s Parmanu: The Story Of Pokhran finally hit screens on Friday. The film received good reviews from critics and now the film’s box office numbers are proof that the film has been well accepted by the audience as well. In its opening weekend, John Abraham’s Parmanu has earned Rs 20.78 crore which is pretty impressive. The film directed by Abhishek Sharma is based on how India achieved the status of becoming a nuclear power.Also Read - Satyameva Jayate 2 Opening Day Box Office Collection: John Abraham Starrer Witnesses Slow Growth

Talking about the film’s box office numbers, trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and wrote, “#Parmanu crosses ₹ 20 cr mark… RESPECTABLE TOTAL… Limited promotion/awareness + #IPL semi-finals [Fri] and #IPL finals [Sun] hit biz hard… Weekdays crucial… Fri 4.82 cr, Sat 7.64 cr, Sun 8.32 cr. Total: ₹ 20.78 cr [1935 screens]. India biz.” The film’s box office collection has been impressive despite limited screens and the IPL season. Also Read - KBC 13: John Abraham Cries In front of Amitabh Bachchan Like a Baby, Here’s Why

Well, the figures of the film today will decide its fate. If Parmanu passes the Monday test just like Raazi did, it will be a box office success. John Abraham is really happy with the overwhelming response the film has received. The actor in a statement said, “Nothing could make me happier today than the validation of our efforts to celebrate our unsung heroes by our audience across India! I have been getting so many calls from our distributors and exhibitors and I’m thankful to each one of them for their unstinted support and for standing by and loving this labour of love.” Also Read - ‘Cold War? Sooryavanshi Opened Floodgates!’ John Abraham Addresses Rift Rumours With Akshay Kumar