The much talked about Neerja, starring Sonam Kapoor based on the real life story of PanAm flight attendant Neerja Bhanot who saved the lives of many during a hijack, released this week. This Ram Madhvani directorial opened to rave reviews by critics and masses alike.
It’s first day at the box office brought in a good 4.70 cr and now Saturday added another 7.60 cr taking the toll to 12.30 cr.
Audience has finally understood what content is the king actually means. When a story drives a film and gives it its due credit, you know you what you have. Neerja is just that and the love that’s pouring in as money is only multiplying.
Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh too couldn’t stop gushing about the collection.
He posted on Twitter, “#Neerja Fri 4.70 cr, Sat 7.60 cr. Total: ₹ 12.30 cr. India biz. Appreciation of audience translates into BO numbers. Power of solid content!”
Adarsh also points out how Neerja saw an upward trend saying, “#Neerja has EXTRAORDINARY growth on Day 2. Metros are ROCKING, while mass circuits, which were slow, are gradually showing upward trend…”