The Marathi film Sairat has done exceptionally well on the box office collecting Rs 41.11 crore, 12 days after its release on April 29.
Trade analyst Taran Adash tweeted about the film’s run at the ticket windows.
Marathi film #Sairat creates HISTORY... Emerges a BLOCKBUSTER... Day-wise data in next tweet...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 11, 2016
Marathi film #Sairat [Week 1] ₹ 25.50 cr. [Week 2] Fri 3.84 cr, Sat 4.12 cr, Sun 4.61 cr, Mon 3.04 cr. Total: ₹ 41.11 cr. FANTABULOUS!— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 11, 2016
On Tuesday, Bollywood actor Aamir applauded the film. This is what the actor had to say:
Just saw Sairat. I'm heartbroken, still recovering from the shock of the end. (1/3)— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) May 9, 2016
Congratulations to Nagraj, Ajay-Atul, Rinku Rajguru, Akash Thosar, Tanaji Galgunde, Arbaaz Shaikh, the entire cast and crew & to Zee. (2/3)— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) May 9, 2016
Please watch it if you haven't already. (3/3)— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) May 9, 2016
Earlier, actor Ritiesh Deshmukh too lauded the film and here’s what he said in a tweet.
#Sairat rightfully deserves to be the highest grossing Marathi film ever.— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) May 5, 2016
“#Sairat : haven’t seen a better love story in a long time - the genius of @Nagrajmanjule & the magic of @AjayAtulOnline - .” he tweeted.
Directed by Nagraj Manjule, the film is a romance that follows the story of Parshya, a low-caste man and Archie, the daughter of an upper caste landlord, who fall in love despite pressures from society.