Dhadak, which marks the much-awaited Bollywood foray of Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter, registered a huge second day collection of Rs 11.04 crore. Produced by Karan Johar, the upcoming movie has been generating a lot of buzz lately since it will launch the Bollywood careers of two young new talents in lead roles: late actress Sridevi Kapoor's daughter, Janhvi Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor's younger brother, Ishaan Khatter. Furthermore, it now collected 11.04 crore on Saturday, thus bagging a total of 19.75 crore and aiming towards 30 crores. Total: ₹ 19.75 crore in India.
Jhanvi Kapoor is Sridevi's daughter. Friday 8.71 cr, Sat 11.04 cr. However, in Nizam / Andhra and CP Berar circuits, as per boxofficeindia.com, Dhadak received a better opening than big films like Akshay Kumar's Padman, Ajay Devgn's Raid, and Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor-starrer Veere Di Wedding.
The movie opened up with an excellent box office collection on its first day. North America: $ 122k UAE-GCC: $ 228k UK-Ireland: $ 47k ANZ: $ 44k Few markets yet to report. The public cheered at the sight of Ishaan and Janhvi at the theatre.
Meanwhile, Nagraj Manjule, who wrote and directed the Marathi film Sairat, was paid Rs 2 crore, we assume for securing the rights to get a remake done.