One of the most anticipated large-scale Hindi movies of the year, period action movie Prithviraj is set to hit silver screens on June 3, Akshay Kumar tries out the title character of the legendary Indian king Prithviraj Chauhan.
The film is special for so many reasons, here are the main takeaways that will interest you:
- The main reason is that the visual spectacle is based on the life of legendary warrior Samrat Prithviraj Chauhan who fought Muhammad Ghouri in order to save India.
- The team researched the project extensively, according to media reports, 5000 costumes and 500 turbans were created for the film.
- Akshay starrer is made with a huge budget of Rs 300 Cr (est).
- This is the dream project of director Chandraprakash Dwivedi (famous Chanakya TV series), he waited for it for 15 years (2004-19).
- It is one of Akshay’s costliest films to date.
Number of screens
The number of screens worldwide for the big budget movie is 4950 screens. In India, it is released on 3750 screens, most of them in the Hindi 3550+, Tamil and Telugu 200 circuit. The number of overseas screens is 1200.
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Prithviraj will hit theaters on June 3, 2022, in three Indian languages Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. Advance bookings for the film opened on Sunday, May 29 five days before the film’s release and the film reportedly managed to sell around 17,000 tickets across three national chains through Thursday morning.
Akshay’s film sold less than half compared to Kartik’s Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 which sold 45,000 tickets on Thursday morning.
Review of Samrat Prithviraj
Early reviews are positive, Home Minister Amit Shah watched the film, Akki thanked him for the reviews.
A very moving and proud evening for me. Had the rare honor of having the Honorable Minister of the Interior @AmitShah I watch #SamratPrithviraj. उनकी हमारी फ़िल्म के लिए ने हमारी हमारी सफल कर दी! Always so grateful 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/mMChTSucS7
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) June 1, 2022
आज #samratPrithiviraj फ़िल्म देखी। इतिहास के पन्नों में दबे सच को को लाने के लिए डायरेक्टर द्विवेदी द्विवेदी, @akshaykumar और @ManushiChhillar बधाई के पात्र हैं। पृथ्वीराज देखने के बाद आपको पता चलेगा कि मोहम्मद कितना अधर्मी, छल करने वाला था था था था था था था था था था था था था था था था था था था था था था था था था था pic.twitter.com/Q4tacFDFWE
— Amish Devgan (@AMISHDEVGAN) June 1, 2022
Box office collection predictions
Previous trade analysts were of the opinion that Prithviraj could rake in around Rs 30-35 Cr on the first day considering the fact that the film was made on a massive scale. But with advance bookings showing the different story here, it now looks like they would accrue in the range of Rs 10.5-13 Cr on Day 1.
from Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath earlier had said the movie tax free in Uttar Pradesh and now the government of Madhyapradesh. tax-exempt the film, and other states are expected to follow suit. The tax exemption will definitely benefit Chandraprakash Dwivedi’s film and give a boost to the film’s collection.
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 is already running successfully at the box office and now trade pundits are bidding on Prithviraj which may continue the successful trend of Bhool Bhulaiyaa. However, what is your opinion on this, will Prithviraj become another big budget movie at the Indian box office? write in the comment box.
Watch the official Prithviraj trailer
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