The Prabhas-starrer Adipurush has had a phenomenal opening weekend at the box office, collecting a staggering Rs. 300 crore worldwide. The film, which is a retelling of the Ramayana, opened to mixed reviews but has managed to draw in large audiences.
On its opening day, Adipurush collected Rs. 85 crore in India and Rs. 20 crore overseas. It showed further growth on Saturday, collecting Rs. 90 crore in India and Rs. 25 crore overseas. On Sunday, the film collected Rs. 70 crore in India and Rs. 25 crore overseas, taking its total to Rs. 275 crore in India and Rs. 70 crore overseas. Adipurush is being a major hit in the overseas markets, particularly in the United States, where it collected ₹50 crore in its opening weekend.
Adipurush is a retelling of the Ramayana, which is one of the most popular epics in India. This gave the film a built-in audience, and many people were eager to see how it would be adapted for the big screen. It remains to be seen how Adipurush will fare in the coming weeks. However, its opening weekend has certainly set it up for a successful run at the box office.
Total Worldwide Collection (Gross):
- Opening Weekend: Rs. 340 crore
The film’s performance in different languages (India Net):
- Hindi: Rs. 112.25 crore
- Telugu: Rs. 103.95 crore
- Tamil: Rs. 1 crore
- Malayalam: Rs. 2.35 crore
- Kannada: Rs. 1.55 crore
Adipurush box office collection may affected in upcoming days due to its poor dialogues. The film has been mired in controversy since its release. People have objected to the film’s depiction of Hindu deities, while others have criticized the film’s dialogue. One of the most controversial aspects of the film is its depiction of Lord Hanuman. In the film, Hanuman is shown as a muscular, warrior-like figure. This depiction has been criticized by some people, who argue that it is not in keeping with the traditional depiction of Hanuman as a humble and gentle devotee of Lord Ram.
The makers of Adipurush have responded to the controversy by saying that they are committed to respecting the religious sentiments of all people. They have also said that they are willing to make changes to the film if necessary.
Adipurush’s worldwide opening weekend collection is the highest for any Indian film in 2023. Adipurush’s success is a major boost for the Hindi film industry. The film has come at a time when the industry is struggling to recover from the pandemic. Adipurush’s success shows that there is still a huge appetite for big-ticket Hindi films. Adipurush is currently playing in theaters in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada. It is expected to continue its strong run at the box office in the coming weeks.
Adipurush’s strong opening weekend is a good sign for the film’s box office prospects. The film is expected to continue its strong run in the coming weeks, and it could potentially become one of the biggest hits of the year.