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Padmaavat box office: Deepika Padukone’s film earns Rs 24 cr on day 1, including paid previews

Padmaavat box office collection: The film had a great start in international markets as the Ranveer-Deepika starrer raked in good numbers in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.

bollywood Updated: Jan 27, 2018 09:13 IST
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Ranveer Singh plays Alauddin Khilji in Padmaavat.
Ranveer Singh plays Alauddin Khilji in Padmaavat.

Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s controversial film, Padmaavat, has received a decent start, reports say. As per film trade analyst Taran Adarsh, the film has collected Rs 24 crore, including the paid previews, on day one.

Adarsh is also hopeful about the film’s performance in coming days.

As per film trade website boxofficeindia.com, the Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh starrer has earned Rs 18 crore nett on its opening day, January 25.

The site says that the film registered an ‘excellent’ figure of Rs 7 crore in the Mumbai area, while it gathered around Rs 3 crore in the Delhi-UP circuit. The film, which has been released in over 4000 screens, is still facing a stiff protest in the states of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

The film had a great start in international markets as the Ranveer-Deepika starrer raked in good numbers in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted that the film has garnered Rs 1.88 crore in Australia.

Meanwhile, talking about the film, Deepika Padukone, on Wednesday, said the movie has spoken for itself, against all the odds it faced from the very inception. “I think there is a time for everything. The film has spoken for itself, like you have seen the reactions to the film. It has been phenomenal. That is in a way the best response we can give, through the work that we do,” said Deepika.

The movie stars Deepika in the lead role of Rani Padmini. Shahid Kapoor essays the role of Maharawal Ratan Singh and Ranveer Singh portrays Alauddin Khilji, the 13th Century ruler of the Khilji Dynasty.

(With inputs from ANI)