Filmmaker Karan Johar’s highly anticipated romantic comedy drama “Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani” has taken the box office by storm, registering a massive growth in collections over the weekend. Starring the dynamic duo of Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in the lead, the film has charmed audiences and critics alike with its delightful storytelling and stellar performances.
According to industry tracker Sacnilk, the film’s collections witnessed a significant surge on Sunday, marking an impressive jump of nearly 15-20 percent from Saturday’s collections of Rs 16 crore. The film managed to net an estimated Rs 19 crore on Sunday, further boosting its overall box office figures.
Initially, “Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani” had an underwhelming start on Friday with earnings of Rs 11 crore. However, the following days witnessed a remarkable turnaround as word-of-mouth praise and positive reviews contributed to the film’s growing popularity. As a result, the film’s three-day total now stands at an impressive Rs 46 crore.
The film’s strong performance has propelled it to secure the fourth spot in the list of highest weekend grossers of the year, trailing behind blockbuster releases like Shah Rukh Khan’s “Pathaan,” Salman Khan’s “Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan,” and Prabhas’s epic “Adipurush.” The competition may be fierce, but “Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani” has managed to hold its ground and establish itself as a significant player in the box office race.
Additionally, the film has also earned a healthy worldwide gross, with industry estimates predicting a remarkable weekend global collection of Rs 85 crore. The international appeal of the film, coupled with the stellar performances of its lead actors and Karan Johar’s directorial finesse, has struck a chord with audiences across the globe.
“Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani” marks Karan Johar’s directorial comeback after a hiatus of seven years since the release of “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.” The film’s stellar cast, led by the talented Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh, has been the driving force behind its success. Audiences have praised their on-screen chemistry and their impeccable portrayal of the endearing characters.
Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh’s real-life spouse, was also seen expressing her admiration for the film in a review video, where she humorously mimicked Ranveer’s performance. Alia Bhatt, too, lauded the video as “outstanding,” creating a buzz around the film on social media.
As the positive word-of-mouth continues to spread, “Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani” is expected to maintain its momentum at the box office. With a captivating storyline, engaging performances, and Karan Johar’s signature storytelling, the film has undoubtedly struck a chord with audiences, making it a memorable cinematic experience.
The film’s success has also bolstered the spirits of the film industry, which has been grappling with the challenges posed by the pandemic. As audiences return to theaters, “Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani” stands as a testament to the power of compelling storytelling and the enduring appeal of charismatic stars, revitalizing the spirit of cinema in India and around the world.