Sarbjit box office collections: Aishwarya Rai, Randeep Hooda starrer earns Rs 5.24 crore on opening day

By: | Published: May 21, 2016 4:06 PM

Sarbjit box office collections: Aishwarya Rai, Randeep Hooda starrer managed to garner only Rs 5.13 crore on domestic front and an overall total of Rs 5.24 crore globally.

Sarbjit box office collections, aishwarya raiSarbjit box office collections: Aishwarya Rai, Randeep Hooda starrer managed to garner only Rs 5.13 crore on domestic front and an overall total of Rs 5.24 crore globally. (Bollywood Hungama)

Sarbjit box office collections: Omung Kumar’s latest biopic Sarbjit which is based on the true story of the late Sarbjit Singh, has scored lower that expected on opening day. Aishwarya Rai, Randeep Hooda starrer managed to garner only Rs 5.13 crore on domestic front and an overall total of Rs 5.24 crore globally. Sarbjit is expected to fare better over the weekend. Critics have praised performances of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Randeep Hooda and Richa Chadha in the lead roles.

Sarbjit box office collections: According to some reviewers, Aishwarya Rai (as Dalbir Kaur) has managed to strike an emotional chord with the audiences, whereas Randeep Hooda simply nails it with his overwhelming performance.

Sarbjit box office collections: ‘Sarbjit’ may be a biopic of Sarabjit Singh Aitwal, but in reality, it is the 23-year-old journey of his sister, Dalbir Kaur, played by Aishwarya Rai, depicting her trials and tribulations in the course of her endeavour to bring back, from Pakistan, her brother, a farmer from Punjab’s Bhikhiwind, arrested in Pakistan for crossing the border on August 28, 1990 and is convicted for a series of bomb blasts and on charges of terrorism.

Sarbjit box office collections: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Dalbir Kaur puts her heart and soul into her character. She delivers a fairly robust performance and evokes sympathy, not merely on the strength of her performance, but because of the powerful character she depicts.

Sarbjit box office collections: Randeep Hooda as Sarbjit steals the show. His transition, physically and mentally from a happy-go-lucky man to an anguished imprisoned soul, is palpable. Richa Chadda, in a fairly restrained manner, manages to make her presence felt as Sarbjit’s wife Sukhpreet, whom he fondly called “Sukhia. So does Darshan Kumaar as Owais Sheikh, Sarbjit’s lawyer in Pakistan.

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