Being a regional movie is often a curse especially when it is being released in the B Town wherein you have so many Bollywood movies churning out every Friday. However, Lai Bhaari the Marathi movie has simply proved this as a big myth. Perhaps it is the first Marathi movie, which has got such a flying start. The movie that hit the theatres on 11th July 2014, got a smashing start with the very first day opening to 3.10 crore followed by similar figures tolling to 10.55 crores in the very first weekend. Interestingly, when it is raining cats and dogs in Mumbai, people still all pain to reach out to the theatres to watch the said movie.
The kind of box office report you have for Lai Bhaari is a rare event and has never been witnessed for Marathi movie in the past. Thanks to the ace performance of Riteish Deshmukh along with competent stars like Tanvi Azmi, Sharad Kelkar, Aditi Pohankar and Radhika Apte. The movie is a complete entertainment package that has everything, right from action to emotions, which has the potentials that makes the movie strong and robust for the audience. For Salman Khan having a cameo in the movie makes his debut entry into any Marathi movie. Even for people like Nishikant Kamat, the direction comes as his debut, which he has done exceptionally.