Kedarnath box office collection: Sara Ali Khan, Sushant Singh Rajput's film reaps Rs 32 cr in four days
Sara Ali Khan's debut film Kedarnath has reaped Rs 32 crores in four days if its release. The Abhishek Kapoor directorial remained steady even after the weekend run, and earned Rs 4.25 cr on Monday.
#Kedarnath passes the crucial Monday test... Remain rock-steady... Fri 7.25 cr, Sat 9.75 cr, Sun 10.75 cr, Mon 4.25 cr. Total: ₹ 32 cr. India biz.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) December 11, 2018
The romantic drama, which earned Rs 7.25 cr on its opening day, witnessed a significant spike in its collections during the weekend.
The film has been banned in several district of Uttarakhand for allegedly causing religious hurt. Several petitions were filed against the film in different parts of the country, alleging the tragic romance promotes "love jihad". Satpal Maharaj said that the government would henceforth consider reviewing a movie's script before granting it permission to shoot.
The film opened to mix reviews with some criticising the plot for being just another run-of-the-mill love story. Sara, however, has been praised for her confident debut and stellar screen presence.
Set against the backdrop of the 2013 Uttarakhand flash floods, Kedarnath weaves a romantic tale around a Muslim porter (pitthu, played by Sushant) and a Hindu Brahmin girl (essayed by Sara), while posing a commentary on classism, casteism and religion present in the country.
Updated Date: Dec 11, 2018 13:54 PM