Padmaavat is showing excellent hold at the box office as the collections are yet to go below the 50% number of what the film collected on Thursday. Even on Tuesday, the footfalls were quite steady and as a result 14 crore more came in.
As a result, the film’s total so far reads 143 crore and this is quite healthy.
Moreover, it also pretty much indicates that the film’s word of mouth has been largely positive and anything average or below is not making any difference whatsoever to its fortunes. To continue scoring in double-digit is a huge feat indeed for the Sanjay Leela Bhansali film and now it is a given that the trending would stay on till Thursday at least.
Even if it goes a bit down on the second Friday, the film would continue to score over 10 crore each on rest of the weekdays and that would set it well for the 200 Crore Club.
In its endeavour to reach there, the film would be striking its first major milestone today itself as it goes past the 150 crore mark. For everyone associated with Padmaavat, the commercial success is a huge shot in the arm and rest assured there is a lot more up the sleeves for the film before curtains go down in the next few weeks.
*Estimates. Final numbers awaited
Note: All collections as per production and distribution sources