Indian bilingual biographical film ‘Thackeray‘ written and directed by Abhijit Panse completed three days in the theatres. And as much as Nawazuddin Siddiqui is being appreciated for this film, the film’s earning, however, is more than what trade pundits expected.
The film is released in Marathi and Hindi, it had a huge clash with Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Manikarnika’, yet ‘Thackeray’ is standing strong at the box office and has earned ₹22.90 crores till date.
The film is helmed by Abhijit Panse, the film is doing exceptionally well in Marathi than in Hindi.
film trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the box office figures of ‘Thackeray’. He wrote, ”#Thackeray has a healthy weekend… #Marathi version is dominating with superb biz, while #Hindi version is best in #Maharashtra… Fri 6 cr, Sat 10 cr, Sun 6.90 cr. Total: ₹ 22.90 cr. India biz. #Hindi #Marathi”.
#Thackeray has a healthy weekend… #Marathi version is dominating with superb biz, while #Hindi version is best in #Maharashtra… Fri 6 cr, Sat 10 cr, Sun 6.90 cr. Total: ₹ 22.90 cr. India biz. #Hindi #Marathi
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 28, 2019
The film had earned ₹6.90 crore on its first Sunday, largely surpassing the expectations. On Friday and Saturday, the film collected ₹6 crores and ₹ 10 crores, respectively.
The film explores the journey of Bal Keshav Thackeray from a cartoonist in The Free Press journal to the most powerful political leader in Maharashtra. It gives us a glimpse of his personal, professional and political life.
Nawazuddin’s performance is getting wide appreciation from celebrities, film critic and audience at large.