After garnering praise from Bollywood stars such as Aamir Khan, Ritiesh Deshmukh and Tusshar Kapoor, the Marathi film ‘Sairat’ has collected 41.11 crore, emerging as a blockbuster at the Box office.
Trade analyst Taran Adash recently tweeted, “Marathi film #Sairat creates HISTORY… Emerges a BLOCKBUSTER…”
He added, “Marathi film #Sairat [Week 1] ? 25.50 cr. [Week 2] Fri 3.84 cr, Sat 4.12 cr, Sun 4.61 cr, Mon 3.04 cr. Total: ? 41.11 cr. FANTABULOUS!.”
Yesterday, Aamir applauded the movie by tweeting, “Just saw Sairat. I’m heartbroken, still recovering from the shock of the end. Congratulations to Nagraj, Ajay-Atul, Rinku Rajguru, Akash Thosar, Tanaji Galgunde, Arbaaz Shaikh, the entire cast and crew & to Zee. ”
Actor Ritiesh Deshmukh had also lauded the film earlier, saying he feels that ‘Sairatt’ deserves to be the highest-grossing Marathi film ever.
“# Sairat : haven’t seen a better love story in a long time – the genius of @Nagrajmanjule & the magic of @AjayAtulOnline – ??? ???????? ??.” he tweeted.
Directed by Nagraj Manjule, the forthcoming romance film that follows the story of Parshya, a low-caste man, and Archie, the daughter of an upper caste landlord, who fall in love despite pressures from society, was released in India on 29 April 2016.