Mumbai: After receiving critical acclamation, director Meghna Gulzar's reality drama “Talvar”, based on the 2008 murder of 14-year-old Aarushi Talwar and her family's domestic servant Hemraj, has received a good response at the box office too.
The film, starring Irrfan Khan and Konkana Sen Sharma, collected Rs.3 crore on Friday.
“'Talvar' has been received very well on its release day. The film has garnered tremendous critical acclaim and positive word of mouth,” the spokesperson of the film said.
The film, which released alongside Akshay Kumar starrer “Singh is Bliing” and Hollywood film “The Martian”, managed to make its presence felt at the box office with positive word of mouth publicity. Its collection is expected to hike towards the weekend.