Taapsee Pannu starrer Anubhav Sinha's directorial Thappad, which opened at Rs 3 crore performed well over the weekend. While it made Rs 5 crore on Saturday, its collection was Rs 6 crore on Sunday. So far it has put respectable numbers. But has it passed the crucial Monday test?
Thappad witnessed a drop in the collection on Monday. However, the drop is not huge. Maintaining the pace, the movie earned Rs 2.26 crore on Monday putting up a total collection of Rs 16.92 crore.
Tweeting Day 4 collection, trade analyst Taran Adarsh wrote, ''#Thappad is steady, finds patronage on Day 4 at select sectors [#Delhi, #NCR]... Needs to maintain the pace from Tue-Thu... Eyes ₹ 22.50 cr [+/-] total in *Week 1*... Fri 3.07 cr, Sat 5.05 cr, Sun 6.54 cr, Mon 2.26 cr. Total: ₹ 16.92 cr. #India biz.''
#Thappad has decent weekend... #Delhi, #NCR, #Mumbai contribute, compensate for the non-performance beyond metros... Healthy growth on Day 3 is a plus... Important to put up respectable numbers on weekdays... Fri 3.07 cr, Sat 5.05 cr, Sun 6.54 cr. Total: ₹ 14.66 cr. #India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 2, 2020
Talking about the film choices, film's protagonist Taapsee told IANS, "Success has given me the confidence that I am heading in the right direction and my judgment on films are right. So, my choices of films are the gift of success. If I give inputs in the process of making a film and people listen to me, it is because I have managed to become a bankable actor. Filmmaking is a business and unless producers have the confidence that investing in my films will get a financial return, why would they put their money."
Like Mulk and Article 15, Anubhav Sinha's latest offering has been flooded with immense love from critics. Thappad portrays the deep-rooted patriarchy and everyday sexism prevalent in our society.
The film has an ensemble cast of Dia Mirza, Manav Kaul, Kumud Mishra, Tanvi Azmi, Ratna Pathak Shah. Pavail Gulati is playing Taapsee's husband in the movie.
Indiatvnews.com film critic Sonal Gera in her review of Thappad wrote, ''one of the most layered movies of all time, for it adopts multiple lenses to convey a simple message of how patriarchy is so internalised in our societal system that one overlooks every action that they shouldn't. The irony is nobody knows why...'' Read full review here.