Adipurush, the highly anticipated film featuring Prabhas, Kriti Sanon, and Saif Ali Khan, has finally hit the screens across India. True to expectations, the movie has made an outstanding start at the box office, with the Hindi and Telugu versions leading the way in terms of business. Let’s delve into the film’s performance on its opening day!
Despite facing initial negativity due to its teaser, Adipurush managed to regain momentum through its trailer and a couple of catchy songs. The extensive promotional campaign further bolstered the pre-release buzz, which reflected in the impressive advance booking figures.
Now, let’s talk about the film’s performance on its first day. Adipurush has surpassed all expectations, earning a staggering 80 crore nett across India in all languages, based on early trends. This remarkable feat has established a significant lead of over 20 crores compared to Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan (which earned 57 crores), making it the highest-grossing Indian opener of 2023.
While Adipurush has received mixed reviews from both fans and critics, the divided opinions did not hinder its explosive opening at the box office. The buzz and excitement surrounding the film are expected to endure throughout the opening weekend and beyond.
Directed by the talented filmmaker Om Raut, Adipurush also features Sunny Singh, Devdatta Nage, and Vatsal Seth in pivotal roles. It is currently screening in multiple languages, including Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam, catering to a diverse audience across India.
However, despite all the buzz of the film at the PAN India level, it failed to impress the trade pundit and known critic – Taran Adarsh, he gave half the rating to the film, have a look what he tweeted about the movie:
Rating: ⭐️½#Adipurush is an EPIC DISAPPOINTMENT… Just doesn’t meet the mammoth expectations… Director #OmRaut had a dream cast and a massive budget on hand, but creates a HUGE MESS. #AdipurushReview pic.twitter.com/zQ9qge30Kv
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 16, 2023