Varun Dhawan, Banita Sandhu
Varun Dhawan, Banita Sandhu in OctoberTwitter

Director Shoojit Sircar's October starring Varun Dhawan and Banita Sandhu released this Friday, April 13 and fans are already going gaga over it. The movie buffs who watched the early morning shows, can't stop praising the film's storyline and performances by lead actors.

Critics and Bollywood celebrities, who watched the film at a pre-screening in Mumbai, were carried away by the unique storyline and brilliant performances by its lead actors Varun Dhawan and debutante Banita Sandhu.

The celebs also praised director Shoojit Sircar for his honest depiction by shooting the scenes at real locations. The intense background score sets the right mood and keeps the audience glued to their seats.

The movie has managed to tug the heartstrings of the audience. Moviegoers have taken to the social media, and have been expressing their love for the film. People are going gaga over Varun's simple yet powerful acting and Banita Sandhu's mute act. Shoojit Sircar is being hailed for his honest direction.

The movie has taken off to a slow start and witnessed around 15 percent occupancy in the morning shows in many parts of the country.

Made with an approximate budget of Rs 40 crores, October released in more than 2,200 screens across the world and is expected to do good business.

Check some of the tweets on the film: