John Abraham and Diana Penty starrer Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran is performing phenomenally well in the weekdays at the box office. Despite facing stiff competition from Raazi, the period action drama has managed to attract the audience in the cinema halls. The film raked in Rs 3.24 crore yesterday and now stands with the grand total of Rs 35.41 crore on the first week of it’s opening. Looking at the current scenario, we are expecting Parmanu to cross Rs 35 crore mark in its opening week at the ticket windows.
Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh announced Parmanu box-office collection week 1 on social media. “#Parmanu has a GOOD Week 1... Consistently steady biz on weekdays puts it in a comfortable position... Week 2 crucial [multiple films releasing today]… Fri 4.82 cr, Sat 7.64 cr, Sun 8.32 cr, Mon 4.10 cr, Tue 3.81 cr, Wed 3.48 cr, Thu 3.24 cr. Total: ₹ 35.41 cr. India biz”.
Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran is based on the nuclear bomb test explosions conducted by the Indian Army at Pokhran in 1998. The film, written by Saiwyn Quadras, Sanyuktha Chawla Sheikh and Abhishek Sharma, is directed by Abhishek Sharma.
The film was initially slated to release on December 8. After being delayed for a number of times, May 25 was locked as its final release date. Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran is a joint production venture between JA Entertainment, Zee Studios, KYTA Production.