Finally, Akshay Kumar’s highly anticipated film Samrat Prithviraj hit screens today. The historical drama, directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi and starring Manushi Chhillar, Sanjay Dutt, and Sonu Sood, has been making headlines in the lead up to its release. But, did the film encourage the audience in theatres, or did it fade away without a mention?
Samrat Prithviraj box office collection
The film got off to a decent start, with morning show occupancy rates hovering around 20%.
However, looking at the fact that the film saw a rather low key spate of advance booking, Akshay’s Samrat Prithviraj saw opening day collections hovering around the (mentioned amount).
The movie The tax-free status Samrat Prithviraj received in mass-dominated sectors had a marginal impact on the business, despite being released across 3750 screens (Hindi: 3550 + Tamil and Telugu: 200).
Overall, for Samrat Prithviraj, spot bookings and word of mouth will be critical if the film is to gross more than expected in the coming days.
Meanwhile, according to the reports the film has been banned in Kuwait, and Oman and has been put on hold in Qatar too.
Akshay Kumar’s film Samrat Prithviraj is based on the courageous King Prithviraj Chauhan’s life. The superstar will play the legendary warrior who fought bravely against Muhammad of Ghor. Sanyogita, the beloved of King Prithviraj Chauhan, is played by Manushi Chhillar. Sanjay Dutt and Sonu Sood also appear in the film. Samrat Prithviraj will be released in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu on June 3.