Janhvi Kapoor – Ishaan Khatter‘s epic love story in Dhadak, opened to good reviews and word-of-mouth and is currently reigning the box office with its impressive figures. Despite the mixed reviews by critics, the film has been receiving lots of love by the moviegoers and has managed to hold its own at the box office.
While critics felt that ‘Dhadak’, which is a Hindi remake of the popular (2016) Marathi film ‘Sairat’, couldn’t manage to recreate the magic of Sairat, but the film is definitely following the Marathi film’s footsteps when it comes to the box office collection. The film has earned a sum of Rs 48.01 crore at the domestic ticket window in 6 days.
The film is all set to cross the Rs 50 crore mark. Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to the micro-blogging site to share the official box-office collection on day 6. The film raked in Rs 4.06 crore on Wednesday and currently stands with the grand total of Rs 48.01 crore at the box-office. He wrote, “#Dhadak is STEADY on Wed… Week 1 total is looking at ₹ 51.50 cr [+/-], which is HUGE for a film starring newcomers… Fri 8.71 cr, Sat 11.04 cr, Sun 13.92 cr, Mon 5.52 cr, Tue 4.76 cr, Wed 4.06 cr. Total: ₹ 48.01 cr. India biz” ALSO READ: Dhadak Box Office Collection Day 5: Janhvi Kapoor And Ishaan Khatter Starrer Earns Rs 43.95 Crore
The fresh chemistry of Ishaan and Janhvi is being praised by the audience. Talking about the success of Dhadak and Janhvi’s debut, father and filmmaker Boney Kapoor had recently said in a statement, “I was somewhere sure it would do very well. I have told Janhvi to remain simple, honest, focused and hardworking as she has been so far.”
Helmed by Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya director Shashank Khaitan, Dhadak is the debut of late Sridevi’s daughter Janhvi but it is Ishaan’s second film after Majid Majidi’s ‘Beyond the Clouds’. Talking about getting such great opportunities, the actor had said in a statement, “I am fortunate to be offered variety in such a short span of time. I managed to make my debut with my favourite Majid Majidi, whereas Dhadak is giving me a huge mass exposure. I just hope that I maintain the balance.” Watch this space for further updates.