The Accidental Prime Minister Weekend Box Office Collection: Anupam Kher starrer is off to a decent start
The Accidental Prime Minister starring Anupam Kher and Akshaye Khanna released on Friday last week despite all the controversies. Let’s take a look at the overall weekend box office collection.
Some movies make headlines even before they hit the screens. One of such movies was The Accidental Prime Minister. Starring Anupam Kher as former Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, the film was based on the book by the same name written by Sanjaya Baru, Dr Manmohan Singh's media advisor. The role of Sanjaya was played by Akshaye Khanna. Even before the movie released, it ran into many political controversies. Many political leaders opposed the release of the film.
At many places, the film screening was stopped in between by supporters of Congress and Gandhi family. Despite all this, the movie released and was liked by the audience. Over the weekend, the word of mouth spread like wildfire and acting of Anupam Kher and Akshaye Khanna was widely appreciated. Thus, all this along with the controversies added to the hype of the film which was seen in the form of box office numbers. Speaking of the overall weekend box office collection of The Accidental Prime Minister, the movie made about 12 Crores nett in 3 days. Thus, the Anupam Kher and Akshaye Khanna starrer is off to a decent start.
Though the critics of the film have been putting forth their opinions about the movie. But, it will be interesting to see how the film does in this week. Apart of Akshaye and Anupam, other important roles have been played by Suzanne Bernert, Aahana Kumra and Arjun Mathur who can be seen as Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Rahul Gandhi, respectively. The movie has been directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte.
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