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‘The Tashkent Files’ witnessing considerable growth, doing better than 1st week

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Vivek Agnihotri‘s film ‘The Tashkent Files’ is showing considerable growth over the second week which is better than the first week. Despite reduced screen counts and show numbers, it is making satisfactory figures at the box office.

With around ₹43 lakhs on Wednesday, the film has total ₹7.27 crores in its account till date.

The film is based on the mysterious death of India’s second Prime Minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri. The film that started slow, gained momentum over the first weekend and held strong even in its second week.

Film critic and biz analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted about the film’s box office numbers and wrote, “#TheTashkentFiles is trending better than Week 1, despite reduced screen count/shows… Crosses *Week 1* total [₹ 3.50 cr] in *Week 2* [on Wed]… [Week 2] Fri 50 lakhs, Sat 75 lakhs, Sun 1.05 cr, Mon 46 lakhs, Tue 58 lakhs, Wed 43 lakhs. Total: ₹ 7.27 cr. India biz.”

Talking about the story of the film Vivek had earlier stated that The Tashkent Files is going to be country’s first crowd-sourced thriller. He further stated that the film will be made after doing research work on Shastriji as it will be an apolitical film about a political leader.

Vivek Agnihotri’s film aims to uncover the truth behind the former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri’s mysterious death.

The film is produced by Pranay Chokshi, Sharad Patel, Vivek Agnihotri, and Anuya Ritesh Kudecha.

The film also features actors like Mithun ChakrabortyNaseeruddin Shah, Shweta Basu, Pankaj Tripathi, Vinay Pathak, Mandira Bedi, Pallavi Joshi, Ankur Rathee and Prakash Belawadi in important roles.

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