Prakash Jha's latest directorial venture Satyagraha, which has been made with Rs 50 crores, has almost recovered its production cost in just three days. The Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn and Kareena Kapoor starrer has topped the domestic chart with its superb collection at the Indian Box Office in the first weekend. The film has also smashed the record of Prakash's previous superhit film Raajneeti.
Released in 2,500 screens in the country on August 30, Satyagraha opened to a fantastic response at the single screens, while it had decent occupancy in multiplexes. The movie did superb collection at the Indian Box Office on the first day, beating the opening day record of Raajneeti in the domestic market.
While the film critics expressed mixed opinions about the film, viewers gave it thumbs up. A positive word of mouth did a magic for Satyagraha, which showed good improvements on Saturday and Sunday. The movie has collected Rs 39.12 crores nett at the Indian Box Office in the first weekend. Its breakup is Rs 11.21 cr on Fri, Rs 13.08 cr on Sat and Rs 14.83 cr on Sun.
Prakash Jha's last hit Raajneeti had collected Rs 34 crores at the domestic collection centres in its opening weekend. Now, Satyagraha has shattered this record. Trade analyst feel that the movie Satyagraha will also do good business on weekdays and surpass Rs 50 crore mark at the Indian Box Office in the first week.
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