WEB DESK: Sonam Kapoor starrer , Neerja which clashed with three other Bollywood films – Loveshhuda, Ishq Forever, Direct Ishq – has opened to rave reviews from both the critics and the audiences.
The real-life story of late Neerja Bhanot and Sonam Kapoor’s performance as Neerja seems to have impressed the viewers as the film gathered a collection of Rs. 4.70 cr. on day one at Indian box office.
Bollywood trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to twitter to share the numbers of the box office collections.
#Neerja Fri ₹ 4.70 cr [700 theatres/limited shows]. India biz… Expect biz to zoom upwards on Sat and Sun… Quality cinema triumphs!
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 20, 2016
Ram Madhvani directorial, Neerja released worldwide on February 19. The flick also stars veteran Bollywood actor Shabana Azmi.