Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s hard work – Ram Leela is inching closer to the Rs 100 crore mark at a very good pace. SLB’s movie has already managed to mint over Rs 52 crores in its opening weekend, and trade pundits believe it will sustain good business in the coming weeks too.
Ram Leela has Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh as the lead actors and is co-produced by Bhansali and Eros International Media Ltd. in over 3,500 screens all over and earned Rs 16 crore on its opening day at the ticket counters in the domestic markets.
The movie managed to make Rs.17.25 crore on the second day of its release and raked in Rs.19.50 crore on the third day, read a statement from Eros International Media Ltd., which has also distributed the movie.
Ram Leela has now become the fifth biggest opener of 2013 according to trade analyst Taran Adarsh. The biggest opener so far this year has been Shahrukh Khan and Deepika’s ‘Chennai Express’.
“‘Ram-leela’ is fifth biggest opener of 2013…Deepika’s third biggest opener… Ranveer’s biggest opener,” Adarsh posted on Twitter.
‘Ram-leela’ has managed to garner positive reviews from the film fraternity as well.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan tweeted: “‘Ram-leela’! The genius of Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the passion of Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh, the guile of Supriya Pathak and the rawness of Richa Chadda.”