Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama Padmaavat which featured Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor, successfully crosses the 300-crore mark at the Indian box office. Despite being marred by controversies, the film ran successfully over Indian as well as International box office. The film release in India barring Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Bihar. It released on January 25, facing no competition from any other Bollywood release.
Padmaavat crossed the 100-crore mark like a jiffy despite the controversies and protests. In just seven days, it entered the coveted 100-crore club becoming the first superhit of 2018. After completing 50 days of runtime in theatres, Padmaavat has earned a total of Rs 300 crore in India.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted about this new feat achieved by Padmaavat on his Twitter account. He wrote, “#Padmaavat biz at a glance...
Week 1: ₹ 166.50 cr [had an extended weekend]
Week 2: ₹ 69.50 cr
Week 3: ₹ 31.75 cr
Week 4: ₹ 14.17 cr
Week 5: ₹ 7.54 cr
Week 6: ₹ 6.98 cr
Week 7: ₹ 3.82 cr
Total: ₹ 300.26 cr
Despite protests and agitations... Despite no release in two states... #Padmaavat survives all odds... Completes 50 days... Crosses ₹ 300 cr... 7th film to swim past ₹ 300 cr mark [NettBOC]... Data and details follow...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 16, 2018
Pamdaavat is an adaption of famous Sufi poem penned by poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi. It is the seventh film to enter the 300-crore club. The protests by fringe groups like Rajput Karni Sena failed to slow down the massive box office collection of this Sanjay Leela Bhansali film.
₹ 300 cr Club and its members...#PK #BajrangiBhaijaan #Sultan #Dangal #TigerZindaHai  #TZH#Padmaavat — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 16, 2018
NOTE: #Baahubali2 [dubbed Hindi version; 2017] is the ONLY film in ₹ 500 cr Club.
NettBOC... India biz.
Looking at the 300-crore club films, Aamir Khan and Salman Khan dominated the list with PK, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Sultan, Dangal and Tiger Zinda Hai. This makes Padmaavat to be the first non-Khan film to enter the 300-crore club.