PM Narendra Modi box office collection: Vivek Oberoi's film rakes in Rs 11.76 cr during opening weekend

FP Staff

May 27, 2019 13:55:35 IST

The controversial biopic PM Narendra Modi biopic showed a significant spike in collections on Sunday, 26 May. The Vivek Oberoi-starrer amassed Rs 5.12 crore on Sunday, pushing its total earnings to Rs 11.76 crore. Despite the buzz that the film generated owing to its contentious subject matter, PM Narendra Modi did not witness adequate footfall, earning Rs 2.88 crore on its opening day.

PM Narendra Modi box office collection: Vivek Oberois film rakes in Rs 11.76 cr during opening weekend

Vivek Anand Oberoi in a still from PM Narendra Modi. YouTube

According to trade analysts, the Omung Kumar directorial will have to sustain its pace to amass a satisfactory total.

Check out the tweet with PM Narendra Modi's box office numbers

PM Narendra Modi has been facing a tough competition from Guy Ritchie's live-action film, Aladdin as well as Arjun Kapoor's espionage thriller, India's Most Wanted

The film traces Narendra Modi's journey "from abject poverty, selling tea on a railway station as a chaiwallah (tea seller) to becoming the Leader of the world’s largest democracy".

It was initially scheduled to hit cinemas on 5 April, but was banned by the Election Commission as biopics with political content "threaten level playing field".

Updated Date: May 27, 2019 13:55:35 IST