The Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal starrer Raazi is one of the most successful films of 2018. Directed by Meghna Gulzar, the film is based on Harinder Sikka’s novel Calling Sehmat. Alia played the role of a spy who was married off a Pakistani officer to transfer confidential information. She was heaped with praises for her performances. Now, the latest Raazi box-office collection is out and the film has now become the third highest grosser of 2018 after Padmaavat and Baaghi 2.
Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh said, “#Raazi is all set to be the THIRD HIGHEST GROSSER of 2018, after #Padmaavat and #Baaghi2... FANTASTIC... [Week 3] Fri 2.25 cr, Sat 4.20 cr, Sun 4.42 cr, Mon 1.82 cr, Tue 1.80 cr. Total: ₹ 106.12 cr. India biz... Hollywood films not included”.
A spy thriller, Raazi is about a young Indian girl who turns into a spy for the country for which she is married to a Pakistani military officer (Vicky) during the Indo-Pak war of 1971. The film also stars Jaideep Ahlawat, Rajit Kapur and Shishir Sharma in important roles. The flick is based on Harinder Sikka’s 2008 novel Calling Sehmat.
Produced by Vineet Jain, Karan Johar, Hiroo Yash Johar and Apoorva Mehta under the film production banners of Junglee Pictures and Dharma Productions, Raazi hit the screens on May 11
On a related note, Alia will also be seen in Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy. She is all set to feature in Ranbir Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan starrer Brahmastra.