Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran, starring John Abraham, Diana Penty and Boman Irani in the lead roles, has crossed the Rs 50 crore mark at the box-office. Maintaining a strong grip, the film, on its second Wednesday, added Rs 1.57 crore more to its kitty. Its total collection, after a 13-day run, stands at Rs 50.55 crore.
Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Instagram to announce Parmanu box-office collection.” Content scores and BO numbers do the talking... #Parmanu hits the 50 cr mark... [Week 2] Fri 2.05 cr, Sat 3.56 cr, Sun 4.53 cr, Mon 1.79 cr, Tue 1.64 cr, Wed 1.57 cr. Total: ₹ 50.55 cr. India biz”, he wrote.
John Abraham’s home banner JA Entertainment shared the news on Twitter. It wrote, “13 Days…50 Crores…and Counting! #Parmanu U-N-S-T-O-P-P-A-B-L-E at the Box Office. #ParmanuCrosses50”
13 Days...50 Crores...and Counting! #Parmanu U-N-S-T-O-P-P-A-B-L-E at the Box Office.#ParmanuCrosses50 @TheJohnAbraham @DianaPenty @bomanirani @KytaProductions @ZeeStudios_ @poojafilms @SaiwynQ @SanyukthaC— johnabrahament (@johnabrahament) June 7, 2018
An ecstatic John reshared the tweet and wrote along, “#Parmanu..What a journey…from a time not so long ago when the film’s release was under question, to all possible hurdles in our promotional campaign, to TODAY!! Just one word to my audience, media and partners- Thank you!!”
#Parmanu..What a journey...from a time not so long ago when the film's release was under question, to all possible hurdles in our promotional campaign, to TODAY!! Just one word to my audience, media and partners- Thank you!! https://t.co/3qMIV85ui7— John Abraham (@TheJohnAbraham) June 7, 2018
Diana Penty also expressed her gratitude over Twitter. She wrote, “It has been an honour to be part of #Parmanu. I couldn’t be happier to share the Story Of Pokhran with all of you. And I just want to say thank you, thank you, thank you to all of you for making it such a success.
Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran is based on the nuclear bomb test explosions conducted by the Indian Army at Pokhran in Rajasthan in 1998. The film, directed by Abhishek Sharma of Tere Bin Laden fame, opened to mixed reviews from critics. The audiences, however, lapped it up. After being delayed for several times, the film finally hit the screens on May 25.