Abhishek Varman’s much-awaited multi-starrer Kalank released on Wednesday and while the film has failed to impress the audiences, it has managed to earned moolah.
The period drama earned Rs. 21.60 crore on day one thus, beating Kesari, which collected Rs. 21.06 crore on its opening day, to become the biggest opener of the year. Kalank has also become its lead pair, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan’s biggest opener till date.
As the word of mouth is poor, it remains to be seen how much the film will earn over the weekend. The film benefited with the Mahavir Jayanti holiday on Wednesday and the upcoming Good Friday will also help in escalating business.
Produced by Karan Johar, the partition drama also stars Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sonakshi Sinha and Kunal Kemmu.
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