‘Talvar’ registers steady business with Rs.17.05 crore

Director Meghna Gulzar’s “Talvar”, starring Irrfan Khan and Konkona Sen Sharma, is going strong with word of mouth publicity as the reality drama has amassed over Rs.17 crore since its release on October 2.

The film, which has received critical acclaim, unfolds three scenarios of the 2008 murder of 14-year-old Aarushi Talwar and her family’s domestic servant Hemraj on the silver screen.

The film collected Rs.17.05 crore till Friday. And after seeing the response to the film, more screens were added to every theatre chain across the country since it’s release, read a statement.

Confirming the news, Priti Shahani, the co-producer of “Talvar “, said: “We are overwhelmed by the response that ‘Talvar’ has garnered in it’s first week and are really excited for the days to come as the word of mouth around ‘Talvar’ is going really strong.

“In fact, we have increased the number of shows across every theater chain. People have loved the film and we are confident of the film having a long run,” she added.

The film released alongside Akshay Kumar starrer “Singh is Bliing” and Hollywood film “The Martian”.

Inputs by IANS