Padmaavat box office collections are on a high even after 4 days of the film’s release. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Padmaavat has earned over Rs 100 crore in just 4 days despite continuous protests and objections. According to the early estimations by Bollywood Hungama, Padmaavat box office collections day 4 stand at Rs 112 crore which is an excellent number to begin the week. Despite Padmaavat having such a huge buzz around it, the film was still able to earn only Rs 20 crore on day 1 due to the prevailing tension. However, because of the good word of mouth and reviews, the movie picked up thereafter and witnessed huge footfalls taking the earnings to dizzying heights.
On Sunday, Padmaavat earned around a massive Rs 29 crore and entered the Rs 100 crore club in style, The challenge now is to keep the momentum steady as that would decide whether the film would cruise well towards the Rs 200 crore mark or struggle in its endeavour for that double century. However, at this rate, Padmaavat box office collection should easily cross Rs 175 crore mark. It has been a two-year journey for Padmaavat to move from conceptualization to release stage and the collections so far are in line with all the effort that has been put in.
The film has done exceptionally well even in the overseas market. So far, Padmaavat has earned around Rs 76.29 crore in the overseas market which is the 2nd highest All Time opening weekend grosser in the overseas. Sultan remains on the top spot with the opening weekend collection of $13.73 million.
Padmaavat had a record opening at the North American box office and managed the highest single day collection by any Bollywood movie in the market on its 3rd day. The movie earned $18,41,628 (Rs 11.70 cr) on its third day in North America circuit.
The Sanjay Leela Bhansali magnum opus had released on January 25 in India. Based on the poem of Mohammad Jayasi, the movie is based around an Afghan ruler who declares war against Mewar and the Rajputs.