Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter's Dhadak has reached a big milestone on its day 7 at the Indian box office. The film's collection has crossed Rs 50 crore mark in its first week.
Dhadak has been having an excellent run at the domestic market since its first day. The movie had opened with a business of Rs 8.71 crore on day one. Witnessing good growth in its collection over the weekend, the film collected Rs 11.04 crore on the second day and Rs 13.92 crore on Sunday.
Keeping the momentum intact on weekdays, Dhadak had made an earning of Rs 5.52 crore on Monday. The romantic drama continued to maintain a stronghold at the box office as it earned Rs 4.76 crore on Tuesday and Rs 4.06 crore on its sixth day, taking its collection to Rs 48.01 crore.
Hence, Dhadak was just Rs 2 crore behind in reaching the half-century mark. The movie collected over Rs 3 crore at the Indian box office, taking its first-week collection to over Rs 50 crore.
"#Dhadak has a SOLID Week 1... Crosses ₹ 50 cr... Weekend 2 is crucial... Will the new releases [especially #MI6] affect its biz or will it stay strong?... Fri 8.71 cr, Sat 11.04 cr, Sun 13.92 cr, Mon 5.52 cr, Tue 4.76 cr, Wed 4.06 cr, Thu 3.55 cr. Total: ₹ 51.56 cr. India biz [sic]," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
Directed by Shashank Khaitan, Dhadak is the official remake of Marathi film Sairat. Like the original film, Dhadak too has come up as a hit, both critically and commercially.
Considering the fact that Dhadak features a debutant actress and just one-film old actor, the box office numbers are very impressive. In fact, it has become the highest opening day Bollywood grosser of any newcomer.
Dhadak is a story about a young couple, belonging to different economic and societal status. The film depicts how their relationship creates a huge turmoil, and their lives turn upside down.