The critically-acclaimed (but not quite award-drenched) Steven Spielberg drama The Post, starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, had earned a total of 2.81 crores at the Indian box office.
Nominations in the Golden Globes and presence of actors like Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep has definitely worked in favour of the movie, The Post. Competing with three Bollywood films and attaining 83 cinema halls is big for a Hollywood movie and The Post has done it.
The movie has received some mind-blowing reviews and has been loved by a lot of people. It has been facing a little competition because it released with 3 other films, Kaalakaandi, 1921 and Mukkabaaz.
Actress Richa Chadha loved watching Steven Spielberg’s The Post and says the filmmaker has chosen the right time to give democracy a shot in the arm with the movie.
“‘The Post‘ is not only a fantastic film, it has health benefits! If you’re suffering from feet of clay or absence of spine or if you say your hands are tied, it could put your heart in the right place. Pertinent that Spielberg chooses this time to give democracy a shot in the arm,” Richa tweeted on Sunday night.
The Post a political thriller, stars Meryl Streep as the publisher of The Washington Post Katharine Graham and Tom Hanks as it’s editor Ben Bradlee, with Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Carrie Coon, and Matthew Rhys.
Set in the early 1970s, the movie depicts the story of journalists from The Washington Post and their attempts to publish the Pentagon Papers, classified documents regarding undisclosed information about the 30-year involvement of the United States government in the Vietnam War.