Adipurush, a highly anticipated movie starring Prabhas, Saif Ali Khan, and Kriti Sanon, had a mixed opening weekend. The movie did well at the box office, grossing an estimated Rs 105 crores on its first day in the domestic market.
For its dialogues and visual effects, the movie, which is based on the Hindu epic Ramayana, has drawn some criticism. The movie’s strong opening, however, indicates that viewers may still be interested in watching high-budget mythological movies.
The magnum opus has made the most money from the Telugu market, with an estimated collection of Rs 58.5 crore. The Hindi version made 35 crore rupees, while the Tamil and Malayalam versions made about 70 crore rupees.
“Adipurush Opens to Mixed Reviews, but Box Office Numbers Are Strong”
The film’s producer and financial expert Girish Johar estimated that the overseas market contributed about 35 crore rupees to the overall first-day worldwide revenue of 140 crore rupees.
According to a report from BoxOfficeIndia.com, “The final overseas numbers are still to come but a Rs 140 crore worldwide day one is there for the film and this number can go to Rs 150 crore when all the collections are rounded up on Saturday.”
Pathaan Vs Adipurush Boxoffice
Pathaan, the highest-grossing movie of 2023 to date, debuted to a worldwide gross of Rs. 106 crore. Over the course of its entire run, the Shah Rukh Khan movie brought in Rs 1000 crore.
Whether Adipurush will be able to match or top Pathaan’s box office performance is yet to be seen. But the movie’s strong debut suggests that it could end up being a big success.
The movie has also generated controversy, with some critics charging that the producers misrepresented the Hindu epic. Om Raut, the film’s director, has defended the work, claiming that it is an accurate rendering of the Ramayana.
Only time will tell how Adipurush is ultimately received by audiences. However, its strong opening suggests that it is off to a good start.